Photo: Ed Ram / Concern WorldwidePhoto: Ed Ram / Concern Worldwide

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The human cost of climate change

You may think that a climate crisis that threatens lives is years away. But in some of the world's poorest and most isolated places, it’s already having a severe impact.

Right now, the families least responsible for climate change are starving because of it. Weather extremes, such as droughts and floods, are driving hunger because they weaken the fertility of the land. This affects the quality of harvests and can leave livestock starving, essentially eliminating food sources so there are no crops or animal produce for families to consume or sell. Farmers and pastoralist communities like those in Northern Kenya are most affected.

By giving just €2 a week to Concern Worldwide, you could help get emergency food to families whose lands have been ravaged by extreme weather and you can help Concern work together with communities until their lands have been revived once more.

Concern uses the CMAM approach (community management of acute malnutrition) to address climate change induced hunger and malnutrition. By training community members to identify and treat malnutrition, it puts the power in the hands of the community - those closest to the problem.

Malnourished children are proactively identified within their community and referred to local or mobile health clinics. There they are screened and treated for malnutrition. Therapeutic food sachets are the most common treatment, so parents can help improve the child's health from their own home.

Furthermore, Concern provides preventative and resilience building strategies including climate smart farming techniques, such as using drought-resistant seeds to withstand the effects of climate change.

Where your money goes

More than 88% of your donation will go directly towards our relief and development work with the world's poorest and most vulnerable people.

In 2019, Concern helped 28.6 million of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people to alleviate poverty and hunger. We responded to 82 different emergencies in 24 countries.

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Our impact in 2020

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17.9 M

people reached through our emergency response

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9.2 M

people reached through our health interventions

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4.3 M

people reached through our livelihoods programmes

Photo: Ed Ram / Concern Worldwide

Help us to stop hunger

  • Climate change is posing a threat to life in the world's poorest places

  • We offer life-saving food to those most in need

  • We help build the resilience of families whose land has been ravaged by extreme weather

  • You can help to stop hunger with a monthly donation

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