|27 Apr 17||
Starving children are dying on roads: Experienced Irish aid worker shocked after visit to Somalia where famine looms
One of Ireland’s most experienced aid workers has described the devastating famine-like conditions in Somalia as the worst she has ever seen – and said starving children are literally dying on roads as they travel to emergency feeding centres.
|12 Apr 17||
Concern Worldwide to distribute €600,000 worth of Irish Aid relief to thousands affected by looming famine in Somalia
International aid agency Concern Worldwide has today welcomed the 100-tonne consignment of humanitarian relief supplies from Irish Aid to Somalia and is to distribute the aid to 4,000 desperate families with immediate effect.
|5 Apr 17||
Concern CEO welcomes Ireland’s €25 million pledge to help civilians affected by Syrian conflict
Concern Worldwide Chief Executive Dominic MacSorley has welcomed the Irish government’s promise of €25 million in funding to support civilians affected by the Syrian conflict.
|28 Mar 17||
Concern Worldwide criticises poor response from the world's wealthiest nations to four countries facing famine
Less than 10 per cent of UN’s $4.4 billion aid appeal received.
|20 Mar 17||
Concern welcomes Irish government's announcement of €11 million to respond to crisis in east Africa
Concern Worldwide Chief Executive, Dominic MacSorley, welcomes the Irish government's announcement of €11 million to assist in the humanitarian response to famine, drought and conflict in the Horn of Africa.
|14 Mar 17||
Concern Worldwide launches East Africa Crisis Appeal
Concern Worldwide has today launched an East Africa Crisis Appeal for €25 million to help support 1.8 million people urgently in need of food assistance due to drought and conflict across the fragile region.
|8 Mar 17||
Contagion of violence in Syria highlighted in new report from Concern Worldwide
Concern Worldwide is today calling on UN member states and donors to urgently increase protection funding and facilitate humanitarian access to help alleviate the suffering of displaced people living in Syria.
|20 Feb 17||
Famine in South Sudan: Concern appeals for safe aid access in worst-hit areas
Concern Worldwide is calling for world leaders to act immediately to seek peace and prevent the further escalation of famine in war-torn South Sudan.
|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.