|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.
|11 Sep 17||
Concern Worldwide opens Build Hope In The City photo exhibition in Dublin
International aid agency Concern Worldwide has today opened a powerful new photographic exhibition in Dublin that documents the harsh reality of urban life in some of the world’s poorest communities in cities.
|7 Sep 17||
Concern Worldwide responding to Hurricane Irma in Haiti
International aid agency Concern Worldwide has said Hurricane Irma will be a crippling blow to Haiti, a country still recovering from the effects of last year’s Hurricane Matthew.
|28 Aug 17||
Irish Aid Worker says flood victims suffer the same 'devastating' trauma whether in Ireland or Nepal
An Irish aid worker has said the flood victims in Donegal are suffering a similar trauma to the flood victims in Nepal with communities facing serious hardship by the consequences of flood damage.
|24 Aug 17||
Over 336,000 have been affected by floods in Nepal. Alliance2015 partners are providing food and hygiene kits to some of the most vulnerable people
Sixteen million people are affected by severe flooding across Nepal, India, and Bangladesh, according to International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC).
|19 Aug 17||
Concern Worldwide remembers killed and injured aid workers this World Humanitarian Day
Concern Worldwide is today remembering aid workers killed and injured while helping vulnerable communities as it marks World Humanitarian Day – including staff that the Irish organisation has lost.
|17 Aug 17||
Concern Worldwide is assisting with the burial of hundreds of bodies in Sierra Leone
Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide is assisting with the burial of hundreds of bodies piling up in overstretched morgues in flood-damaged Sierra Leone.
|16 Aug 17||
Concern Worldwide is boosting its emergency response team in Sierra Leone after mudslides and flooding killed hundreds
Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide is boosting its emergency response team in Sierra Leone where flash floods and mudslides have killed hundreds of people and left thousands homeless.
|3 Aug 17||
Concern Worldwide welcomes Ireland’s commitment to provide an additional €9 million to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund
Concern Worldwide Chief Executive, Dominic MacSorley, has welcomed the Irish government’s announcement of an additional €9 million to underfunded humanitarian crises through the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF).