Catholic charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), is contesting the ultimatum given by authorities in Mocímboa da Praia in Mozambique’s embattled province of Cabo Delgado, requiring civil servants who had fled from violence in the town to return to work.
Displaced persons in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province covered by the Catholic Diocese of Pemba are in urgent need of food and health care, the Apostolic Administrator of the Mozambican Diocese has said.
About 2,000 victims of recent clashes in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State have benefitted from donations that were organized by well-wishers in the country’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio.
Catholic peace and charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has decried the continued silence on the growing crisis in the Eastern and Southern regions of Nigeria with reports indicating that over 800,000 people have already been displaced in one State of the region that is ravished by armed herdsmen.
There is a need for agencies, be they government or humanitarian, to empower former Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), according them opportunities for self-reliance, a Nigerian Bishop has emphasized.