Stories From the Field
The Vicariate Apostolic of Meki teams with CRS to drill wells, draw life-sustaining water and teach Ethiopians to thrive independently in dry spells. Learn more.
CRS food policy advisor Bruce White shares his reflections on a visit to Dadaab Refugee Camp in Northeast Kenya. Learn more.
CRS and the Hararghe Catholic Secretariat shield 80 farmers from withering drought by building a water retention system. Learn more.
For years, CRS well-drilling operations have helped Ethiopians tap abundant underground water supplies. Learn more.
A CRS water project is helping 50,000 residents survive the choking drought plaguing East Africa. Learn more.
Of CRS' many water projects in East Africa, the sand dam may be the most ingenious and simple. Learn more.
Russ Tomlinson, senior technical advisor for water, sanitation and hygiene, discusses CRS' ongoing efforts to minimize the effects of cyclical droughts in Ethiopia. Learn more.
A severe drought has come to East Africa, sending families walking for days in search of food and water. Learn more.
Archbishop Dolan and Bishop Kicanas have asked their brother bishops and Catholics throughout the United States to support relief efforts in the Horn of Africa. Learn more.
As we help refugees forced to flee their home by the drought and ongoing threats of violence, we must not forget the effect refugees will have on the host communities surrounding the Dadaab camps. Learn more.