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Typhoon Hagupit: Catholic Relief Services starts relief fund

Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) has arrived in the Philippines, bringing heavy rains and high winds. Catholic Relief Services (CRS ) is taking action.

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Typhoon Hagupit may cause hunger emergency in Philippines

A massive storm, Typhoon Hagupit, is packing 175 mile per hour winds and headed right toward the Philippines. Tragically, the storm’s path may hit the same area that was leveled by Typhoon Haiyan last year.

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McGovern-Dole helping children in Guatemala

A program named after former senators Bob Dole and George McGovern is feeding children all around the globe.

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Budget fight in Congress harms starving Syrian refugees

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is urging Congress to increase funding to aid Syrian refugees. As winter arrives, the refugees from the civil war are facing starvation.

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Philippines: a time to mourn, a time to rebuild

It’s been one year since Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines. Thousands perished as high winds and massive rains leveled Leyte, Samar provinces and other areas. Food and water shortages quickly followed after the storm hit.

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French nun a hero for saving hungry war victims

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Catholic Relief agency feeding Iraq’s war victims

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is feeding the hungry in war-torn Iraq. Around 1.8 million people have been displaced by the attacks from the terrorist army ISIL.

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Heroic efforts to feed the starving in South Sudan

Imagine you are a humanitarian aid worker in war-torn South Sudan. You’re in a remote area of the country where people have fled for their lives. They are starving.

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Pope’s first photo tweet highlights Iraq emergency

Last week Pope Francis posted his first ever photo on Twitter. His purpose was to bring attention to the humanitarian crisis in Iraq.

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Small college captured spirit of the Marshall Plan

It all started around a bonfire one autumn night in 1945. Students at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Ohio were fired up to begin a project to “Help those who cannot help themselves.”

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