OTTAWA – Canadian organizations concerned about climate justice are preparing to resist any “Trump effect” on the environment.

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In the wake of the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, diabetes activist Serge Langlois was trying to get life-saving insulin, syringes and other medications into the Caribbean nation.

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OTTAWA – The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Marrakech failed to address the needs of small farmers, said a representative from the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace.

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A day after Typhoon Haima moved out to sea, the Caritas network in the Philippines is swinging into action.

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With eight dead and towns and villages once again covered in debris, Filipinos are turning to their Church for help as they dig out after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines Oct. 19 with sustained winds of 225 kilometres per hour and gusts of 315.

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With clean-up begun and some estimates putting Haiti’s death toll as high as 1,000, the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace has launched a major fundraising campaign in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

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WASHINGTON – Haitian first responders and nongovernmental aid workers were assessing the damage from Hurricane Matthew even as they scrambled to deliver food, water and shelter materials to communities isolated by washed-out bridges and blocked roads.

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WASHINGTON – Canada’s Catholic aid agency has already sent $50,000 to help the people of Haiti cope with the worst storm to hit the Caribbean nation in a decade. But the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace is still counting on Catholics to give.

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For almost 50 years solidarity with those in greatest need has been the central, driving purpose of the Canadian bishops’ Catholic development agency.

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As peace slowly comes to Colombia after 58 years of shooting, Canada’s Catholic aid agency is talking with its partners in the South American country about how to adapt to a changing situation.

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The sudden departure of David Leduc has left the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace searching for a new executive director for the second time in less than 12 months.

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TORONTO – The next generation of leaders needs to be informed about the plight of refugees, said Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace youth council member Amanda Cacilhas.

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OTTAWA – The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to heed a letter from more than 160 Latin American organizations that has raised concerns about the operations of Canadian mining companies abroad.

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There’s another $7.5 million heading out to help Syrians stuck inside the war ravaged republic or living as refugees in surrounding countries thanks to Catholic donors and Ottawa’s promise to match donations.

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Each year during Lent the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace makes its major push for funding, tapping the one source that not only keeps the organization afloat but also the only source of funding that can validate its existence — ordinary Canadian Catholics.

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