Caritas providing life-saving aid to civilians in Avdiivka

Posted February 2, 2017 10:50 am by Editor

Caritas providing life-saving aid to civilians in Avdiivka

(Vatican Radio) At least 10 people have been killed and dozens wounded this week in renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine.

Fighting in the frontline town of Avdiivka has left thousands of residents without water or power in freezing conditions. 

The Catholic Church’s aid organization, Caritas, is in place in Donetsk – the most affected region – and has sent extra teams of aid workers to the city of Adviivka to help people in need on the frontline.

Linda Bordoni spoke to Jorge Nuño Mayer, Secretary General of Caritas Europa about the humanitarian emergency.

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Due to the escalation in violence and the increased humanitarian

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