|22 Feb 18||
Concern Worldwide welcomes Joint Oireachtas Committee’s review of Irish Aid programme
Concern Worldwide today warmly welcomed the recommendations of the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence in their review of the Government’s Irish Aid programme.
|21 Feb 18||
Concern reiterates zero tolerance approach to reported misconduct cases
In light of recent reports about sexual misconduct across the humanitarian aid sector, Concern has said it expects the highest standards of behaviour from its 3,900 staff worldwide. We have a zero tolerance approach to any conduct that does not respect the rights and dignity of others and we believe that our safeguarding reporting systems work effectively.
|30 Jan 18||
Irish public praised as over €1 million is raised by Christmas appeal
Concern Worldwide inundated with messages offering hope to beneficiaries
|25 Jan 18||
Democratic Republic of Congo facing one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises in 2018
Ireland’s largest humanitarian aid agency is highlighting the worsening conditions in DRC, where 13 million people need aid, including 4.3 million made homeless due to conflict and 7.7 million suffering from acute hunger.
|12 Jan 18||
Concern distributes blankets in Nepal as 'coldwave' claims 11 lives
Concern Worldwide is currently distributing blankets and other essential winter items to over 1,000 households including babies and children as part of its Cold Wave Response in Nepal.
|2 Jan 18||
Malnourished girl (5) saved from death thanks to Irish donations
International aid agency Concern Worldwide has heaped praise on the public and their generous donations after the life of a starving five-year-old girl in war-ravaged Somalia was saved.
|7 Dec 17||
Concern Worldwide has launched its first 360-degree video
New video ‘A Journey to Hope’ immerses viewer in world of South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia
|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