The UN has confirmed that 800 people were killed as a boat carrying migrants capsized off Libya last Sunday. It is believed there were around 60 unaccompanied minors on this boat.
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Daesong and Sinhung are two of the most remote villages of Sin’gye county in the southern half of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Situated among flatlands where spring water is scarce and the ground-water table is low, the quest for water has been a daily headache for locals until lately.
Concern Worldwide is helping farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea beat drought and increase yields by assisting in the rehabilitation of fixed irrigation systems on farms.
Accenture’s Carmel Halpin writes about her recent trip to Zambia to observe the benefits provided to farmers by Concern’s conservation agriculture programme there.
This was an emergency of unprecedented proportions which no one was prepared for.
The Central African Republic has been suffering from widespread violence since late 2012. In a time of global turmoil, the terrible human consequences of this conflict barely make the news. Ahead of a presidential election in August, we take stock of the trauma armed violence is exacting on the country.
Since the first protests erupted in the city of Deraa in March 2011, devastation has swept across Syria. More than 220,000 people have died. Over seven million have been displaced inside the country and almost four million people have fled to neighbouring countries, including Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon.
From flying donkeys to Facebook, there are countless ways that emerging technologies are changing the face of development in the world’s poorest countries. Here, we take a look at some of the innovations that Concern and other humanitarian organisations are beginning to work with.