Fifty-five NGOs in South Sudan, including Concern Worldwide, have together issued a press release: “NGOs Welcome Ceasefire Agreement In South Sudan, Reaffirm Their Commitment To Help All Populations In Need Of Assistance”.
Dominic MacSorley, CEO of Concern Worldwide, Ireland’s largest aid agency, has warned that his team in Lebanon is “facing impossible choices” in bringing assistance to Syrian refugees as snow and freezing temperatures brought the plight of those seeking food and shelter to crisis point, just one week before Christmas.
This year's Global Hunger Index is called "building resilence to achieve food and nutrition security." Released by Concern Worldwide, International Food Policy Research Institute and Welthungerhilfe, it records the state of hunger worldwide, spotlighting countries and regions where action is most needed.
Concern Worldwide has joined together with several organisatons to publish a sustainable food workbook for 9-12 year olds called Food for Thought. The booklet is released to coincide with World Food Day on 16 October.