“We were very scared,” remembers Sameh as she recounts the night her husband Jalal was killed. “I asked him to go see what was happening outside on the street.”
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As the sixth anniversary of the devastating Syrian war approaches, we examine the impact of war on ordinary civilian lives.
Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugee children in Turkey are not enrolled in the formal education system. With the support of the European Union, we have opened six new informal education centres in south eastern Turkey to help out-of-school children catch up.
This year we’re delighted to have the support of five of Ireland’s fitness stars as Ambassdors for the annual Concern Fast on 24 November.
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Award-winning food writer, food photographer and TV presenter, Donal Skehan, is currently in Malawi to witness the work Concern is doing to improve people’s lives there.
The world has set an ambitious target to end hunger by 2030. There are many challenges ahead, but progress made since 2000 shows that where there’s a will, great progress can be made – and you can play your part! This World Food Day, we remember that we are the zero hunger generation – by joining together, we can end the scourge of hunger in our lifetimes.
As Hurricane Matthew hits the coast of Haiti, it’s anticipated that as many as five million people – or half the entire population – will be affected by this category four hurricane.
The European Union is providing millions in funding for our education and e-voucher programmes in southeast Turkey, enabling vital lifelines of support for Syrian refugee families and children in the region.
“This is a crisis on top of a dire catastrophe” – Feargal O’Connell, Concern’s country director in South Sudan, reports on the resurgence of violence last weekend in the war-torn African state.
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The issue of climate change and the extent to which it is caused by humans has been subject to high profile controversy in the media over the years. No matter where you sit in relation to this issue, however, there are certain facts that can’t be denied.