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Cork County Library is delighted to announce that it is partnering with Concern Worldwide to shine a light on developing countries and the use of solar power technology by Concern.

Concern’s Emergency Response Team, already in Nepal responding to the earthquake of 25 April, are all accounted for after they were left shaken by a new earthquake registering 7.3 on the Richter scale.

Concern welcomed the news today that after 42 consecutive days with no new cases, the World Health Organisation has officially declared Liberia Ebola-free.

“Cholera and other diseases a real risk in Nepal,” says Concern CEO as agency’s Emergency Appeal raises €750,000 in first two weeks.

“Amazing Irish public response,” says Concern CEO, as business and Nepalese community also rally to help earthquake response.

Members of the Nepalese community in Ireland will be holding a candle-lit vigil and a candle sale fundraiser in front of the GPO in O’Connell St., Dublin, on the 28th April 2015 at 7pm.

International humanitarian organisation Concern Worldwide is deploying a team to Nepal after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit near the capital of the Himalayan country today. More than 900 people have been confirmed dead and more than 1,700 injured, but the extent of the damage is still unknown. Many people are feared trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings.

Concern Worldwide is delighted to be a finalist in the Green Awards 2015 in the category ‘Green NGO of the Year’.

On International Women’s Day, Concern Worldwide says post-Ebola damage to girls’ long-term life prospects and economic potential must be addressed.

Concern Worldwide has won a major global Harvesting Nutrition Contest for ‘Potential Impact on Nutrition’ for its RAIN project in Zambia.