Atiir Kataboi is a pastoral farmer on the front line of the climate crisis in northern Kenya.Atiir Kataboi is a pastoral farmer on the front line of the climate crisis in northern Kenya.

Help communities to fight climate related hunger

Giving €61

could pay for the construction for soil and water conservation

Giving €104

could provide families with a 12 month supply of fortified flour

Giving €240

could provide five goats which are more resilient in harsher climates

Giving €8 monthly

can pay for a week's supply of emergency therapeutic food for a malnourished child

Giving €25 monthly

could provide a family of 5 seeds and tools to practice vegetable gardening in small spaces

Giving €30 monthly

could train a farmer in climate-smart agriculture each month

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Millions of people are suffering the life-threatening impacts of climate change. And the sad reality is that those least responsible for this crisis are the worst affected.

Temperatures are rising, leading to more frequent and extreme weather events. Around the world, crops are failing, livestock are starving and people are going hungry as a result. 80% of the world's food insecure people live in areas prone to these erratic weather patterns. 

But you can help. By donating to Concern, you can help us get emergency food to families whose lands have been ravaged by extreme weather and you can help us to work with communities to build their resilience to the devastating effects of climate change.

Meet the people on the front line of the climate crisis

Imagine your world was made this turbulent and unpredictable in a few short years. In places like northern Kenya, droughts used to happen every 10-15 years but now they come every 18 months decimating harvests.

Floods are just as destructive. If heavy rain comes before the crops are planted the ground is unusable. If they come before the harvest they can wipe out food sources in a single day. 

This relentless cycle creates another threat – locusts. Millions at a time, each swarm eats the same amount of food in one day as 35,000 people.

How Concern supports communities affected by climate change

We use the Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) approach to address climate induced hunger and malnutrition. Malnourished children are proactively identified by community members and referred to local or mobile health clinics. There they are given therapeutic food sachets so their parents can treat them at home – putting power in the hands of communities. 

We also provide preventative and resilience building strategies which help families to adapt and survive the worst effects of climate change. For instance we introduce and support climate smart farming techniques such as crop diversification, using improved skills and technologies and new seed variants which are more resistant to drought.

Hella has brought Nyanga to a Concern outreach clinic so that he can receive the supplements that will treat his severe malnutrition.
Hella has brought Nyanga to a Concern outreach clinic so that he can receive the supplements that will treat his severe malnutrition. Photo: Jennifer Nolan / Concern Worldwide
Concern has supported Iladho to grow a healthy and varied kitchen garden in Chalbi desert in Northern Kenya.
Concern has supported Iladho to grow a healthy and varied kitchen garden in Chalbi desert in Northern Kenya. Photo Jennifer Nolan / Concern Worldwide

Help vulnerable families to fight climate related hunger

Concern alone can't stop climate change, but we can help those who are suffering because of it. We can stop people from going hungry.

Atiir, Patrick and Guyo have all faced hunger because of climate change. But they did not face it alone. Our teams were there to provide life saving-support.

By donating to Concern you can help us to save more lives. 

Atiir Kataboi is a pastoral farmer on the front line of the climate crisis in northern Kenya.

Help families to survive the climate crisis

  • Climate change is causing unpredictable and destructive weather patterns

  • Crops are being destroyed and vulnerable communities don't have enough food

  • You can help to stop hunger with a monthly donation

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