Concern Worldwide
03/21/2017 at 16:51. Facebook
Scorched earth, scattered carcasses and struggling families. "This is the worst I've ever seen" says 78 year old Muhumad Abdilahi.

Time is running out as drought causes devastation in Somaliland
Concern Worldwide
03/17/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
An Seachtain na Gaeilge seo, gabhaimid buíochas leis na hÉireannach ar fud an domhain - cosuil le Nellie - atá ag obair go dian ar son daoine beo bocht.

This St. Patrick's week, we would like to say thank you to the Irish people around the world, like Nellie, who are working tirelessly with the poorest and most vulnerable communities.

#StPatricksDay #LáFhéilePádraig
Communities in South Sudan are hiding in swamps to avoid violence. They are foraging for food and face increasing risk of starvation. Concern’s Nellie Kingston tells Aljazeera News how our team is supporting people in the hardest to reach areas to help them survive this devastating famine.
Hunger is driving communities in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria to the brink of catastrophe. Concern is on the ground directly supporting the response in South Sudan and Somalia, and through our partner ACTED in Yemen. Watch, share and help tackle this crisis before it’s too late. Via Channel 4 News
As the Syrian war spills into its sixth year, we remember the ordinary people who are suffering the most as a result of conflict, displacement and devastation.

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Concern Worldwide - Six years of war, six shattered lives
A Concern team member travels from Taloqan to Cha’Ab in north-east Afghanistan and documents his journey across the beautiful, mountainous land. [ Link ]

Building resilience in Afghanistan
The scale of the current food crisis in east Africa is unprecedented. Concern’s Chol Abuol Chol reports from South Sudan.
The first famine in over six years has been declared in South Sudan. Over 1 million people are threatened with starvation. Concern is on the ground, providing life saving assistance. We need your help. Donate today:
Famine has been declared in two regions of South Sudan, with over 100,000 people affected. An additional one million people are on the brink of starvation. Concern is on the ground, providing emergency support to those who need it most. You can help by donating today:
Chef and restaurateur Jp McMahon is urging support for our Burundi-based kitchen garden project.

Read more from Jp: [ Link ]
“Two years ago we had no health services, we lived in fear for our children. Now we can smile.”

Concern CEO Dominic MacSorley and Chairman Tom Shipsey visit the Central African Republic this week to witness the impact of our work there. Follow their trip: [ Link ]
It’s amazing what a good foundation, some seeds and a little nurturing can do! Marie José’s lush kitchen garden in Burundi provides her family with an array of vegetables, helping to ensure a healthy, diverse diet. #KitchenGardenFund
This is not directly related to our work but the sentiment seems very apt right now.
Three year old Hanan is one of over four million Syrians who’ve had to flee their country since the war began.

Refugees don't travel by choice. They travel because they are in fear for their lives.

This is Joseph. Thanks to your support, he is rebuilding his life after the devastation caused by Ebola and is the first person in his village to attend third level education. He is pictured here with his very proud father Lusine.
This is Lustilla. She is a caregiver, working in a community based childcare centre in Malawi. She works hard to make sure that the children in her village reach their full developmental potential.
It’s difficult to capture the full breadth and diversity of our work across 28 countries in one post, so we’ve handpicked some highlights from 2016: [ Link ]
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People of a small Irish town moved to tears of compassion for the Syrians who will soon join their community.
A serious humanitarian crisis is unfolding in South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation – beyond the glare of media spotlight. Concern is there. Thank you for watching, sharing and helping us to stand #withSouthSudan