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Cyclone Idai: 'Complete devastation' on Malawi-Mozambique border

Jason Kennedy | 29 March 2019 | 0 Comments

A Concern worker has described scenes of “complete desolation” following a visit by boat to villages and towns cut off by flood waters in one of the worst hit areas along the Malawi/Mozambique border.

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Cyclone Idai: Hundreds killed after storm hits Southern Africa

Jason Kennedy | 20 March 2019 | 0 Comments

More than 430 people have been killed with hundreds more missing across Southern Africa due to one of the worst tropical cyclones on record.

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Topics: malawi, malawi floods, emergency response

Eight years of Syrian conflict: Stories of survival

Jason Kennedy | 15 March 2019 | 0 Comments

To reflect on eight full years since the beginning of the Syrian crisis, we met with three Syrian women who are attempting to rebuild their lives in Northern Lebanon.

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Topics: syria, lebanon, Syrian Crisis

QUIZ: Eight years of conflict in Syria

Jason Kennedy | 14 March 2019 | 0 Comments

We look at the impact of eight years of ongoing conflict on Syrians, both within Syria and in neighbouring countries, where millions have sought refuge.

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Topics: syria, Syrian Crisis, quiz

QUIZ: Match the inspiring quote to the woman who said it

Jason Kennedy | 08 March 2019 | 0 Comments

This International Women’s Day, we celebrate some of the world’s most inspirational women and their words of wisdom.

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Topics: international women's day, Female voices, Empowering Women

Young Scientist Exhibition: Three projects helping the developing world

Jason Kennedy | 11 January 2019 | 0 Comments

This week, the 55th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition is taking place in Dublin. We caught up with three groups from schools whose creations could help the developing world.

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Topics: education, Ireland

QUIZ: How well do you remember the year that was 2018?

Jason Kennedy | 29 December 2018 | 2 Comments

This year was a busy one both for Concern and the international community. Take our quick quiz and see how much you remember from the year that was.

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Topics: ebola virus, ebola, haiti, syria, hunger, charity, turkey, global hunger index, lebanon, Central African Republic, conflict, GHI, CAR, rohingya refugees, Concern50, Bill Clinton, GHI2018, Ghana, 2018, kofi annan

Five things to do over Christmas holidays

Jason Kennedy | 20 December 2018 | 0 Comments

With the Christmas holidays on the horizon, we take a look at five things to do during the festive break that will help stave of the boredom without having to leave the house.

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Topics: concern gifts, Christmas Gifts#, Ireland, holidays, Christmas, podcast

Meet our Dublin Marathon hero

Jason Kennedy | 25 October 2018 | 0 Comments

This Sunday, thousands of people will take part in the annual Dublin Marathon. Nigerian native Uzo Nwankwo is one of those lining up for the 26 mile run in aid of Concern.

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Topics: charity, nigeria, volunteer, Concern50, Dublin, marathon, Dublin Marathon, Biafra

Ireland's Microsoft chief honoured with Women of Concern award

Jason Kennedy | 23 October 2018 | 0 Comments

Concern Worldwide has presented Microsoft Ireland Managing Director Cathriona Hallahan with the inaugural Women of Concern award for her achievements in leadership and tireless work towards gender equality.

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Topics: women, Ireland, Dublin, Women of Concern, EY, Shelbourne Hotel, Microsoft

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