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Resources for Emergencies

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is the official overseas relief and development agency of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and a member of Caritas International. Your Missions Office is the local representative for CRS.

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) leads the Catholic Church’s domestic disaster response by providing technical expertise, training, resources, advocacy and empowerment to partner agencies and the poor and vulnerable people they serve. Catholic Community Services (CCS) is a local member agency of CCUSA. For more information visit www.ccsww.org.

 
Global Emergencies
 
Yemen Crisis
Help Families Suffering From Conflict and the Cholera Crisis
Donate
Respond to the Hunger Crisis in Africa
Resources from Catholic Relief Services
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CRS Global Emergency Update - November/December 2018
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CRS actualizacion de emergencias mundiales noviembre/diciembre 2018
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Prayers for Emergencies
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CRS Emergency Response & Recovery
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Central American Families
 
To Reach Across Borders
A prayer that we will reach across the borders in our hearts and that divide communities.
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Llegar a través de las fronteras
Una oración para que podamos llegar a través de las fronteras en nuestro corazón y que dividen a las comunidades.
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Prayer resources from CRS
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Bulletin Insert (bilingual)
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Catholic Agencies Urge Governments to Protect Migrants Seeking Safe Haven
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Call on Congress to Support Refugees
Advocate
Haz un llamado al Congreso para apoyar a los migrantes
Aboga
Support
Those wishing to assist CRS' response with Central American families (and Mexico through Caritas Mexico) can send their donation through the Missions Office. Make checks payable to "CCAS" (Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop of Seattle), note "Central America" and send to:

CRS/Missions Office
Archdiocese of Seattle
710 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

or donate online at https://donate.seattlearchdiocese.org/crs

or call CRS at 877-435-7277
Donate

 
Refugee Crisis
 
11 things you may not know about refugees
Some of us have concerns about refugees coming to the U.S.. Some have strong misconceptions about just who refugees are, especially about Syrian refugees. Here are answers to questions - answers that may surprise.
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A Moment for Grace: A Prayer for Refugees
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Syrian Refugee Crisis
Catholic Relief Services' Syrian Refugee Crisis landing page.
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Syrian Refugee Crisis: 7 Things You Can Do to Help
From Catholic Relief Services.
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Support
Those wishing to assist CRS' work in the Middle East can send their donation through the Missions Office. Make checks payable to "CCAS" (Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop of Seattle), note “Refugee Crisis,” and send to:

CRS/Missions Office, Archdiocese of Seattle
710 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

or call 877-435-7277;
or online at www.crs.org.
Donate Online

 
Domestic Emergencies
 
Catholic Community Services Western Washington
In the event of major emergencies in the state of Washington, learn about the Church’s response by visiting www.ccsww.org, or calling (206) 328-5696.
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Catholic Charities USA
For information and resources on domestic emergencies in the United States, visit Catholic Charities USA: www.catholiccharitiesusa.org.
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