Read our 2022 annual report
Concern launches humanitarian appeal for Syrian civilians
Concern Worldwide today launched an appeal in response to the escalating humanitarian crisis in Syria where an additional 300,000 people are expected to be displaced by the latest upsurge in the conflict.
Concern’s team on the ground is responding to the crisis by providing food and non food items such as plastic sheeting, floor mats, solar lights and blankets.
“The war is raging as the winter approaches when temperatures drop to zero degrees, adding further to the plight of Syrians,” Concern’s Middle East Regional Director Bríd Kennedy said.
The war in Syria has raged since 2011 with over half million people killed. 11.8 million Syrians have been displaced within Syria, often up to nine times.
“Every political and diplomatic effort is needed to avert a situation that will result in further displacement and bloodshed,” Ms Kennedy said.
Concern calls on all parties to the conflict to take all possible steps to bring about a peaceful solution, avoid harm to civilians and ensure humanitarian actors have sustained, unimpeded, and safe access to vulnerable women, children and men in need.
For further information and to arrange media interviews with Concern’s Regional Director Bríd Kennedy contact, Eamon Timmins, Media Relations Manager, at 087 9880524 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Our impact in 2022
people reached through our emergency response
people reached through our health interventions
people reached through our livelihoods programmes
Other ways to help
Is your company interested in working together for a common cause?
From mountain trekking to marathon running, cake sales to table quizzes, there are lots of ways you can support our work.
With an extensive range of alternative gifts, we have something to suit everybody.
Leave the world a better place with a life-changing legacy.
The lots of ways to get involved with our work as a volunteer
Without the generous support from schools, we wouldn't be able to do the work that we do.