Caritas Pakistan is an expression of the concern of the Catholics of Pakistan for justice, peace and development. It operates on the mandate of the Bishop’s Conference of Pakistan. Caritas Pakistan is independent of all political parties or groups. Caritas Pakistan is a member of the Caritas Internationalis, an international confederation of Catholic organizations. It draws its financial, material and moral support primarily from the members of the international Caritas Confederation. Caritas Pakistan programs work for disaster management, disaster risk reduction, livelihoods, health and water, sanitation and hygiene as priority areas, besides these Caritas Pakistan also works on food security and capacity building. Caritas Pakistan and its diocesan units operate throughout the country serving the poor, children, women and men of all races and religions.