Caritas Korea prioritizes the works to save lives and relieve sufferings of the people caused by disasters as the professional humanitarian assistance agency of Korean Catholic Church. Caritas Korea is also working for removing the factors causing dangers in vulnerable communities appeared as the results of natural disasters and war/conflicts.
Caritas Korea responds on emergency programs through Caritas Internationalis which have 164 member Caritas member organizations in around 200 countries and territories with solidarity and cooperation.
Caritas Korea occasionally supported overseas emergency programs since 1980, and it started official overseas aid of Korean Catholic Church in 1993. Caritas Korea has been responding emergency programs and projects rapidly, effectively and professionally through Caritas network based on the emergency response system of Caritas Korea.
Steps for Emergency Response
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