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The response to the climate emergency must also meet the urgent need to reduce inequalities

Climate experts warn that the consequences of global warming are happening much faster and more unpredictably than expected. Unfortunately, recent events prove this without a shadow of a doubt. Record temperatures in India during May, deadly torrential rains in Recife, Brazil a few days ago: disasters are on the rise and are affecting the poorest populations first. Emmaus groups, who take in people excluded from our societies on a daily basis, are not spared and here they tell us their stories.

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2022 World Assembly: Presentation of the “Emmaus: Our Voices” report and closing of the assembly

José "Pepe" Mujica, Tarcila Rivera Zea and Olivier De Schutter shared their thoughts on the three requirements to overcome poverty as outlined in Emmaus’ first Global Report.

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“There are never any winners in war”

Statement of the Emmaus International Board - 18 March 2022

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Ukraine: Emmaus International and Emmaus Europe joint statement

For over a week Ukraine has been bravely facing an invasion of its territory by Russia. We reiterate that we stand in full solidarity with the Ukrainian people, victims of unjustified aggression that violates international law.

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Situation in Ukraine: Emmaus International condemns the use of force and the violence against the civilian population

Since the early hours of this morning, Ukraine has suffered several attacks by the Russian army, leaving the population facing an extremely serious situation, which could have repercussions throughout Europe and the world.

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