Venezuela and Mozambique: Canadian Jesuits International pleads for help

April 3, 2019 — Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) has launched appeals in response to the current situations of emergency in both Venezuela and Mozambique.  

Venezuela crisis

Photo from REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File Photo
REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File Photo

A major political, economic and social crisis is causing severe suffering and shortages of basic goods. Millions of Venezuelans are leaving the country. They need help. Jesuit parishes, schools and social centres are providing shelter, food, psychosocial and spiritual support to people in need. Jesuit Refugee Service is providing humanitarian assistance to Venezuelan refugees at the borders.

More information about the situation in Venezuela and how to donate can be found here (only in English).

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Cyclone Idai

Tropical Cyclone Idai over southeast Africa. (Photo: NASA/WikiCommons)More than 2.7 million people in 3 countries of southern Africa have been impacted by Cyclone Idai. They need food, drinking water, shelter, medicine and recovery assistance.

The Jesuit Province of Zimbabwe-Mozambique has established donation drop-off points in Harare and Johannesburg to collect basic supplies. Distribution of food, clothing and blankets has already begun.

More information on the situation in Mozambique and how to donate can be found here

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