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From hunger to hope: Improving nutrition for refugees in Ethiopia

Clare Ahern | 14 December 2017 | 0 Comments

Since 2013, over two million people have been forced to flee South Sudan to escape a brutal civil conflict. Concern is providing nutrition support to refugees in the Gambella region of Ethiopia.

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Topics: hunger, south sudan, ethiopia, nutrition, refugee, Refugee Crisis

Alliance2015 Roundtable on Resilience, Hunger and Poverty

Clare Ahern | 06 December 2017 | 0 Comments

Alliance2015 are hosting a 'Learning Roundtable on Resilience, Hunger and Poverty' in Dublin on 7 December. A livestream of the event will be available here. 

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Topics: poverty, hunger, Events, resilience, Alliance2015

360 video: A journey to hope in Ethiopia

Clare Ahern | 04 December 2017 | 0 Comments

Nyakoun Tut’s quiet rural life was turned upside down by conflict. Now a refugee of war, our 360 video tells the story of her journey to hope.

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Topics: humanitarian, south sudan, ethiopia, refugee, Refugee Crisis

World Food Day: Good recipes for a healthy body from Sierra Leone

Clare Ahern | 16 October 2017 | 0 Comments

To combat hunger, communities in Sierra Leone are turning to the fruits of their forests to supplement their diets and ensure they are consuming a diverse range of nutritious foods. Here, we share their recipe for a nourishing local dish.

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Topics: hunger, global hunger index, sierra leone, nutrition, world food day, global hunger index 2017, food

Outdoor Exhibition: Build Hope In The City

Clare Ahern | 13 September 2017 | 0 Comments

'Build Hope In The City' is an outdoor photo exhibition which documents the reality of urban life for some of the world's poorest communities. This stunning collection of photos, brought to Dublin in partnership with Panos Pictures is now on display in St Stephen's Green.

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Topics: poverty, haiti, bangladesh, Kenya, exhibition, urban

'Build Hope in the City' exhibition coming to Dublin

Clare Ahern | 08 September 2017 | 0 Comments

Our stunning collection of pictures from Kenya, Haiti and Bangladesh, taken by photographer Abbie Trayler-Smith, is coming to Dublin.

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Topics: haiti, bangladesh, Events, Kenya, exhibition

Nepal hit by devastating floods

Clare Ahern | 31 August 2017 | 0 Comments

Over 150,000 families have been displaced and at least 141 people killed by severe flooding in Nepal. More than 65,000 homes have been destroyed in the worst floods to affect the country in years.

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Your support is offering a lifeline to street dwellers in Bangladesh

Clare Ahern | 02 August 2017 | 0 Comments

Thanks to your generous support, Concern's homeless centres in Bangladesh are transforming lives and restoring hope and dignity to people living in extreme poverty. 

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Topics: bangladesh, pavement dwellers, Livelihoods, shelter

Water in the Desert: A photo story from Pakistan

Clare Ahern | 23 June 2017 | 0 Comments

In the second of our reports from Pakistan's Thar Desert, we look at the difficulties of accessing water during prolonged drought. With support from ECHO, the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department, we are working with communities to address the challenges. 

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Topics: water, wash, Pakistan, drought

Life in the Thar Desert: A photo story

Clare Ahern | 26 May 2017 | 1 Comment

Prolonged drought is having a devastating impact for people living in Pakistan's Thar Desert. With support from ECHO, the European Commission's humanitarian aid department, we're working with partners to build resilience amongst the region's most vulnerable communities. 

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Topics: malnutrition, Pakistan, drought, Desert

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