|9 Feb 17||
Concern warns of major food crisis and “inadequate” response in East Africa
New Concern report, Breaking the Cycle, says more funding is needed for South Sudan and Somalia to cope with food crisis. Current global response is “inadequate".
|16 Jan 17||
Daring new contest launched by Concern
A daring new contest encouraging people to do humanitarian-focused challenges has been launched by Concern Worldwide.
|14 Dec 16||
Concern Worldwide CEO calls for urgent voluntary evacuation of civilians from Aleppo
Dominic MacSorley, Chief Executive of international humanitarian and development agency, Concern Worldwide, is calling today for the urgent evacuation of civilians from Aleppo.
|10 Nov 16||
Kick-a-habit for 24-hours for this year’s Concern Fast
Giving up coffee, Facebook, TV, smoking, smartphone use or even “vocalised pauses” are some ideas for this year’s Fast on Thursday, November 24.
|19 Oct 16||
Concern receives special recognition accolade at inaugural Good Governance Awards 2016
Concern Worldwide warmly accepted the ‘special recognition’ award at the inaugural Good Governance Awards in Dublin last night.
|16 Oct 16||
World's response to Haiti a "disgrace" says Concern CEO
The chief executive of Concern Worldwide has praised Ireland's support to the devastated people of Haiti after Hurricane Matthew - but has described the world's overall response a disgrace.
|14 Oct 16||
Concern Worldwide welcomes Ulster Bank’s support for Hurricane Matthew Haiti Appeal
Concern Worldwide has welcomed an Ulster Bank humanitarian initiative giving people new ways to donate to their Hurricane Matthew Haiti appeal – which includes a dedicated ATM option for the Irish aid agency.
|11 Oct 16||
Concern Worldwide staff on standby to distribute vital aid being airlifted to Haiti by Irish Aid
Concern Worldwide’s emergency response team are on standby to distribute vital supplies being airlifted to Haiti – where over 1.4 million people are in urgent need of aid following the devastation left by Hurricane Matthew.
|10 Oct 16||
Millions will needlessly die if world doesn’t act urgently to end hunger - Global Hunger Index
In advance of Budget 2017, startling figures have emerged today on the fight against global hunger. A shocking 795 million people, 173 times the population of Ireland, are facing hunger every day according to the Global Hunger Index report jointly released today.
|7 Oct 16||
Concern Worldwide issues urgent Hurricane Matthew appeal and sends more staff to Haiti
Following Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, Irish aid worker based in Port-au-Prince warns of “severe” risk of cholera outbreak in vulnerable communities