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Community in Lismore helps Trinity Catholic College in wake of floods

Lismore floods

TRINITY Catholic College principal Marist Brother John Hilet has praised the college community for the spirit it showed in the wake of Lismore’s devastating floods earlier this month. Br Hilet said torrential rain at the start of April from the remnants of Cyclone Debbie produced floodwaters that topped Lismore’s levee bank for the first since it was built 12 years ... Read More »

PNG in food crisis

PNG

IN Papua New Guinea, the rains have come and the drought is over, but the country remains in the grip of crisis. It is estimated about two million people are affected by a lack of food and clean water. Typhoid and skin diseases are rife, malnutrition is on the rise, while in remote areas schools and medical centres have been ... Read More »

Religious community shares in Myanmar’s heartache

Myanmar disaster

THE Salesian religious community is sharing the heartache of more than one million flood victims in Myanmar while one of the order’s houses “miraculously” escaped damage in a field of devastation. Salesian Missions Australian director Br Michael Lynch is appealing for urgent help for those desperately struggling to recover from the devastating floods resulting from Cyclone Komen which struck on ... Read More »

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