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All the latest updates on our charity work from around the world.

Each day, 795 million people in the world go hungry.

Hunger kills more people each year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined, making it the world’s biggest health problem. 

As the post-election dust settles and MPs start to move into their new offices in Whitehall, Rose Caldwell calls on the Department for International Development (DFID) to prioritise the injustice of hunger and undernutrition; a leading cause of child mortality accounting for one third of all deaths of children under five.

Deborah visits Sierra Leone, one year on from the Ebola outbreak that claimed thousands of lives, as the country begins to rebuild. 

As the death toll in Nepal continues to rise, and with millions affected by the earthquakes, Simon Starling asks what we need to do to be better prepared for recurrent disasters.  

Concern CEO Dominic MacSorley writes about the importance of addressing the root causes of the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean with sustainable political solutions.

Our 2014 Annual Report and Accounts, out now, is a snapshot of an exceptional year which saw Concern Worldwide reaching 17.5 million people in 26 of the world’s poorest countries.

You can read the full report for more detail but I wanted to share some of my personal highlights with you.