Asia Pacific - Widespread floods hit parts of Vietnam and Cambodia

The Jesuits of Vietnam have launched a solidarity appeal to help people who are in need of food, shelter, water, medicines, and other non-food items. The current emergency response is phase one of the Jesuits’ relief programme. They plan to implement a second phase which will involve rebuilding livelihoods and houses. “After the flood, we aim to provide livestock and seedlings to those affected as well as assistance in repairing damaged houses. We need the solidarity and financial support of many people to fulfill our plans,” says Fr. Truong. In Cambodia, tens of thousands of people have been forced to evacuate and hundreds of thousands of hectares of farmlands have been inundated. Read more…