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Kristin Myers

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Giving a crap on World Toilet Day 2017

Kristin Myers | 17 November 2017 | 0 Comments

It can be tough to talk about that thing we all do, but with 2.5 billion people around the world lacking access to adequate sanitation we’re determined to break the taboo. Let’s talk crap this World Toilet Day and help make proper sanitation a reality for all!

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Topics: sanitation, wash, World Toilet Day

Aid distributions underway for Sierra Leone mudslide victims

Kristin Myers | 30 August 2017 | 0 Comments

Heavy rains in Freetown, Sierra Leone, caused mudslides that killed nearly 500 people and displaced thousands. Approximately 600 people are still unaccounted for. Concern’s distribution teams have been activated and are delivering essential supplies to some of the most affected communities. 

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Topics: emergency, sierra leone, disaster

Four million people on “edge of disaster” in South Sudan

Kristin Myers | 11 January 2017 | 0 Comments

The world’s youngest nation, besieged by conflict, is in the grips of its worst hunger crisis in years.

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Topics: south sudan

What is stunting?

Kristin Myers | 09 January 2017 | 0 Comments

Significantly stunted growth and development, caused by chronic undernutrition, threatens almost a quarter of children around the world. We’re exploring the condition and its impacts on children’s lives and futures as healthy, productive human beings.

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Topics: hunger, malnutrition, Stunting

Hurricane Matthew: Haiti's road to recovery

Kristin Myers | 14 November 2016 | 0 Comments

Our digger is back in action, helping communities get on the move after last month's disaster.

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Topics: haiti

Distributions underway on La Gonâve Island

Kristin Myers | 13 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Grand Vide, in a remote corner of La Gonâve island’s west coast, was hard hit when Matthew passed over Haiti’s southern peninsula into the gulf where the country’s largest island sits. But their struggles have gone largely unnoticed by the world.

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Topics: haiti, emergency response, Hurricane Matthew

"Everyone was afraid": the human impact of Hurricane Matthew

Kristin Myers | 10 October 2016 | 0 Comments

The storm is over. But Carto, Enite and their children face a new struggle to survive.

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Topics: haiti, Hurricane Matthew, hurricane

Community resilience building in Pakistan

Kristin Myers | 28 April 2016 | 0 Comments

Climate-related disasters, such as floods, are a constant threat in many areas of Pakistan. Concern is working with affected communities, empowering them with the skills and tools they need to protect themselves from harm.

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Topics: disaster risk reduction, Pakistan

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