News and blog

You are here

News and blog

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

Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal and its devastating aftershocks have had a disastrous impact. 6,000 people have been killed and 13,000 people have been injured in the biggest earthquake Nepal has seen in 80 years. 1 Briton has also been confirmed dead.

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit near the capital of Nepal on Saturday 25 April. Already, over 5,000 people have been confirmed dead and more than 10,000 injured, but the extent of the damage is still unknown. Many people are feared trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings. 

Concern is responding and you can donate to our Nepal Appeal here.

Concern staff member Sian is taking the Live Below the Line challenge with her boyfriend Chris. This week she will be blogging about her experiences living below the line. 

We’re really proud of our Live Below the Line champions who have been working hard for the challenge. They’re raising awareness about our work and helping us raise vital funds to help us continue to support some of the world’s poorest people around the world. Find out more about the challenge here

Written with contributions from Susheila Juggapah

Here are a collection of 10 data visualisations that help to explain why we’re so passionate about tackling hunger and championing good nutrition for all. 

Concern Worldwide is helping farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea beat drought and increase yields by assisting in the rehabilitation of fixed irrigation systems on farms.