|24 Nov 17||
Concern gives cautious welcome to Rohingya refugee agreement
Concern Worldwide has cautiously welcomed today’s agreement between Myanmar and Bangladesh - but warned that the future of the Rohingya people remains "very uncertain".
|10 Nov 17||
Thousands of Rohingya children left in ‘extremely vulnerable state’ in Bangladesh camps
Concern’s International Director Of Programmes, Anne O’Mahony, has just returned from Cox’s Bazar, where over 600,000 of the Rohingya people have arrived in the last two months after fleeing a sustained campaign of violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.
|31 Oct 17||
Ireland’s ‘phombies’ urged to sign up for thriller fundraiser this Halloween
Concern Fast takes place on Thursday, November 23 - when anyone can give up a habit or activity for 24 hours to raise funds for children suffering from hunger around the world
|12 Oct 17||
World is shamefully falling into a perpetual hunger crisis - says Concern CEO as new Global Hunger Index is revealed
World is shamefully falling into a perpetual hunger crisis - says Concern CEO as new Global Hunger Index is revealed.
|10 Oct 17||
Concern Worldwide CEO welcomes increase in overseas development aid budget and Minister’s future commitments
Concern Worldwide CEO, Dominic MacSorley, has welcomed the €13 million increase in the overseas development aid budget announced today by the Government.
|5 Oct 17||
Concern Worldwide treating severly malnourished Rohingya refugee children as crisis deepens
Concern Worldwide, Ireland’s largest humanitarian aid agency, has today confirmed it is treating Rohingya refugee children for severe acute malnutrition and fears diarrhoea and other water-borne diseases could break out if sanitation needs aren’t urgently met.
|21 Sep 17||
Persistent monsoon rains and impending cyclone season could threaten lives of Rohingya refugees
Concern Worldwide has today warned that persistent monsoon rains followed by the impending cyclone season could risk the lives of thousands of Rohingya people setting up temporary camps in Bangladesh.
|20 Sep 17||
Food revolt at Irish school
A food revolt took place at an Irish school where steamed fruit and vegetables protested against being let go to waste - as world hunger levels rise to new alarming levels.
|14 Sep 17||
Concern Worldwide says An Taoiseach’s commitment to increase overseas development aid will save lives
Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide has welcomed An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s commitment to increase Ireland’s overseas development aid budget – which it says will save lives.
|14 Sep 17||
Concern responding to worsening Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh
Concern Worldwide, Ireland’s largest aid agency, has announced that it will be stepping up its humanitarian response in Bangladesh as a result of the influx of Rohingya people crossing the border from Myanmar.