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We love this photo of Merci with his incredible homemade guitar! It was taken in Central African Republic, where recent conflict has severely affected the livelihoods and living conditions of over half the population. Since March 2014, we have been providing humanitarian assistance and helping to build resilience in conflict-affected communities.
We love this photo of Merci with his incredible homemade guitar It
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Wondimneh Birhanu
Today, as famine looms in Somalia, the people of Ireland stand in solidarity with mothers like Bilan*. This afternoon, an Irish Aid consignment of emergency humanitarian supplies landed in Mogadishu. Concern will be distributing them to 4,000 families.
Today as famine looms in Somalia the people of Ireland stand in
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Wacays Ismail Abdiaziz
Osman Hanolato
The world’s poorest countries continue to bear the brunt of the global refugee crisis. Uganda is welcoming 2,800 each day, but the strain is starting to show.
The worlds poorest countries continue to bear the brunt of the global

Uganda at breaking point as Bidi Bidi becomes world's largest refugee camp

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Kadiatu’s story is one of almost super-human strength and courage. After battling Ebola and losing her child and entire family to the deadly disease, she has rebuilt her life and plans to start up her own business.
Kadiatus story is one of almost superhuman strength and courage After battling

Life after Ebola in Sierra Leone

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Part of our commitment as an organisation is to help the world's poorest people, no matter how hard they are to reach.

In the remote mountain village of Shah Dara in north-east Afghanistan, we're supporting the livelihoods of subsistence farmers, to help them survive through the difficult lean season when food and money are short.
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Part of our commitment as an organisation is to help the worlds

Breaking the cycle of debt in Afghanistan

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Nominations are now open for the Concern Volunteer Awards – our way of thanking some of the wonderful people who do such extraordinary work on our behalf every year.

To find out more – and to nominate a volunteer you know: [ Concern.net Link ]
Nominations are now open for the Concern Volunteer Awards our way of
Dezheen Duski
“If we are unconvinced of the need to respond rapidly we should remember what famine does. It kills people”.

Concern CEO Dominic MacSorley on the political failings that have led to famine in South Sudan and warnings of imminent famine in Somalia, Yemen and Nigeria.
If we are unconvinced of the need to respond rapidly we should

South Sudan famine results from failure of political will

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Elizabeth Marshall
Scorched earth, scattered carcasses and struggling families. "This is the worst I've ever seen" says 78 year old Muhumad Abdilahi.
Scorched earth scattered carcasses and struggling families This is the worst Ive

Time is running out as drought causes devastation in Somaliland

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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.

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An Seachtain na Gaeilge seo gabhaimid buíochas leis na hÉireannach ar fud
Julius Byaruhanga
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.
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Elizabeth Marshall
Mary Pat Lyons O'Connor
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
Suzanne Gannon
Sarah Proudford
Mary Gormley
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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As the Syrian war spills into its sixth year we remember the

Concern Worldwide - Six years of war, six shattered lives

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Terri Bolger
Josephine Swarbrick
Terry Tynan
A Concern team member travels from Taloqan to Cha’Ab in north-east Afghanistan and documents his journey across the beautiful, mountainous land. [ Bit.ly Link ]
A Concern team member travels from Taloqan to ChaAb in northeast Afghanistan

Building resilience in Afghanistan

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The scale of the current food crisis in east Africa is unprecedented. Concern’s Chol Abuol Chol reports from South Sudan.
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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: bit.ly/2l0oBmQ
The first famine in over six years has been declared in South
Pat O'Donovan
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: bit.ly/2l0oBmQ
Pat O'Donovan
Chef and restaurateur Jp McMahon is urging support for our Burundi-based kitchen garden project.

Read more from Jp: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Chef and restaurateur Jp McMahon is urging support for our Burundibased kitchen
Leocadie Murray
“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: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Two years ago we had no health services we lived in fear
Theophelus Dilla Snr
Jayne Ladbrook
Pat O'Donovan
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
Its amazing what a good foundation some seeds and a little nurturing
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Mavaruganda Eric
Hodan Abdullahi
This is not directly related to our work but the sentiment seems very apt right now.