How would you feel if you and your family had to flee your home right now?
Did you know that every minute, 31 people are forced to flee their homes to seek refuge and safety in another village, city or country? There are currently more than 68.5 million children, women and men in this... Read More
The Philippines was struck by the worst disaster in its history on November 8, 2013, when super Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the country. According to the United Nations, 14million people were affected by the disaster, with more than 4 million people displaced.
In the wake of the disaster, the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace launched an emergency appeal to support relief efforts in the Philippines and raised over... Read More
Explosion three years ago caused the Kaspars to escape to Canada
Syrian refugee Maha Kaspar still remembers the worst five minutes of her life. Three years ago a mortar shell suddenly exploded outside her Aleppo home, kicking up debris and sending clouds of smoke high into the air.