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How a rapid response helped to avert famine in Somalia this year

Alexander Carnwath | 22 December 2017 | 1 Comment

In our ‘thought leadership’ series, Concern's Humanitarian and Resilience Senior Policy Officer, Alexander Carnwath, and Resilience Programme Manager in Somalia, Dustin Caniglia examine the effectiveness of early warning systems and rapid response in helping to avert famine in Somalia this year and their continued importance in 2018.

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Topics: famine, somalia, food crisis, drought, thought leadership series

Conflict often breeds disaster. So why is it neglected in Disaster Risk Reduction?

Alexander Carnwath | 24 October 2017 | 0 Comments

As part of our 'Thought Leadership' series, Alexander Carnwath, Concern's Humanitarian and Resilience Senior Policy Officer, questions why conflict is excluded from the Disaster Risk Reduction agenda and points the way forward to a greater focus on fragile contexts. 

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Topics: conflict, disaster risk reduction, resilience, thought leadership series

COP21: What the Paris climate deal means for the world

Alexander Carnwath | 16 December 2015 | 0 Comments

The dust has now settled on the COP21 climate talks in Paris, but what do the results mean for those most at risk from the effects of climate change? Ally Carnwath, who was there as the action unfolded, explains.

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Topics: climate change, climate justice, cop21

Shocking and inspiring: stories from the COP21 climate summit

Alexander Carnwath | 10 December 2015 | 0 Comments

Tension is rising at the COP21 climate talks in Paris, which end this week. Concern’s Alexander Carnwath has been there throughout, arguing for a strong deal that protects the world’s poorest people.

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Topics: climate change, cop21

Climate justice: helping the most vulnerable to adapt

Alexander Carnwath | 04 December 2015 | 0 Comments

Reporting from COP21 in Paris, Concern's Alexander Carnwath explains why industrial countries must provide financial and technological support for the developing countries that are most affected by climate change.

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Topics: climate change, climate justice

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