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Ending hunger is possible, if we can cut conflict

Simon Starling | 23 April 2018 | 0 Comments

Hunger is on the rise globally for the first time in 15 years. Continuing our 'thought leadership' series, Simon Starling, Head of Policy and Campaigns, explores the links between hunger and conflict and examines what can be done to reverse this trend.

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Topics: hunger, Central African Republic, conflict, sustainable development goals, thought leadership series

Failure to protect Syrians brings shame on the world

Simon Starling | 03 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Powerful nations have let down the people of Syria – but we cannot turn away from diplomacy.

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Topics: syria

The destruction of Aleppo: political games must end

Simon Starling | 02 September 2016 | 0 Comments

Another desperate image from Syria horrified people around the world last week. It showed five year old Omran Daqneesh, shocked and bloodied in the back of an ambulance.

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Topics: syria, Syrian Crisis

Syrian crisis: the world needs to do more to #SupportSyrians

Simon Starling | 02 February 2016 | 0 Comments

The humanitarian response needed to support Syrians affect by the Syrian crisis is grossly underfunded. On the eve of the Supporting Syria and the Region conference in London, Concern’s Simon Starling calls on the international community to step up.

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Topics: syria, Syrian Crisis

Nepal Earthquake: from predictions to preparations

Simon Starling | 22 May 2015 | 0 Comments

As the death toll in Nepal continues to rise, and with millions affected by the earthquakes, Simon Starling asks what we need to do to be better prepared for recurrent disasters.

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Topics: Nepal, earthquake, Nepal earthquake, disaster risk reduction

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