Has launched an appeal to help support vulnerable communities in India as COVID-19 cases in the country continue to climb and have surged past 20 million. There is a widespread shortages of hospital beds and oxygen. Caritas India, Caritas Australia's partner in India, seeks to provide livelihoods, food, hygiene materials and psychosocial support to the most vulnerable. The organisation is working to set up COVID-19 information centres and treatment centres to reach marginalised communities. Donations: or call 1800 024.