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05/24/2017 at 16:13. Facebook
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” Nelson Mandela.

From psychological trauma to a lack of adequate shelter, the challenges facing Syrian families are complex and diverse. We are determined, however, to ensure that Syrian children have the opportunity to learn and develop to their full potential: [ Concern.net Link ]
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change
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Geraldine Carroll
Concern Worldwide
Concern Worldwide
05/19/2017 at 15:54. Facebook
Join us in Farmleigh Estate this Sunday for Africa Day to celebrate African culture through food music and dance. Visit for details of events around the country and follow concern.net on Snapchat for live updates from Dublin.
Join us in Farmleigh Estate this Sunday for Africa Day to celebrate
Our east Africa appeal has received over €1 million in donations. The Irish public have once again showed their warmth, generosity and empathy as they stand with the people of Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia and South Sudan. This incredible support is helping to save the lives of innocent people who are confronted with drought, poverty and conflict. Thank you.
Our east Africa appeal has received over 1 million in donations The
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Siddique Ggs
This afternoon, Concern was named as the NGO of the Year in Malawi, and we simply couldn’t be prouder of our dedicated team there!
This afternoon Concern was named as the NGO of the Year in
James Chavula
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Jemal Hassen
The 33rd annual All-Ireland Concern Debates Final takes place tonight in the Helix at 7pm.

Sacred Heart Clonakilty, Co. Cork and St. Mary’s Academy CBS, Co. Carlow battle it out for the grand prize - who will prevail?

Watch it from 7pm - live on Instagram: [ Instagram.com Link ].
“We were afraid before… when Concern came to us our situation changed and now we feel safe”.

For Syrian families seeking refuge in Lebanon, finding suitable accommodation is a huge challenge. Many are forced to live in spaces that were never meant to be inhabited. With funding from @ec.humanitarian.aid, our team is improving living conditions for families, ensuring they have the basic...
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We were afraid before when Concern came to us our situation changed

Meeting basic shelter needs in Lebanon

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Escaping drought and in search of food, Aayan* and her three year old son Aadan* made it to one of our nutrition centres in Mogadishu after a 60km trek. It was harrowing trip – two of her children did not survive the journey.

Across Somalia, wells have dried up, crops have failed and livestock are dying in massive numbers. People like Aayan* have been left with no choice but to leave their...
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Escaping drought and in search of food Aayan and her three year

Somalia on the brink of famine

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Nic Fewer
Hussni Ibnu Kathiir
Two years ago, Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake which took nearly 9,000 lives. We continue to work with the people of Nepal as they rebuild and recover. And today, we stand with them as they remember the lives that were lost.
Two years ago Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake which took
Hamit Kurtuluş
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
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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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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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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
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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