The Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP), People In Aid and the Sphere Project have now moved into the action phase to develop a new humanitarian standards architecture.
Pope Francis met with Caritas leaders from around the world to discuss their work in helping millions of poor and vulnerable people, telling them “a Church without charity does not exist.”
Caritas organisations are responding in Sichuan province in China after Saturday's powerful earthquake there.
Caritas welcomes the approval of the first global arms treaty at the United Nations last week.
Caritas Europa has expressed its concern about the situation of Roma across EU Member States today on 8 April, the International Day of Roma, and is calling for a renewed effort by the EU to promote the full inclusion of Roma people.
Caritas Lebanon will assist in the evacuation of another group of Filipino refugees who are fleeing the war in Syria in a bid to return home.
Caritas is launching a wide-ranging response covering four countries to help those affected by the recent conflict in Mali which has uprooted hundreds of thousands of people from their homes.
Caritas in Kenya has laid the groundwork to respond in the event that violence erupts during presidential elections next week.
Bishops from Central African Republic (CAR) have made an desperate plea to the international community and their government to help communities who are being terrorised by rebels.
Caritas is launching an appeal for funds to help communities in the Central African Republic who are still reeling from attacks on towns and communities by rebels.