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

Global Hunger Index 2014

Bernadette Murphy | 18 November 2014 | 1 Comment

The Global Hunger Index report shows that, since 1990, progress has been made in reducing hunger. However, global hunger levels remain unacceptably high; sixteen countries have levels of hunger that are described as “alarming” or “extremely alarming.”

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Topics: hunger, charity, zambia, global hunger index

Ebola: dissolving the myths

Bernadette Murphy | 20 October 2014 | 0 Comments

As the Ebola crisis continues to worsen, the myths surrounding it are adding to the enormity of the problem. Here, we explore those myths and address the need for people to know the facts.

UpdateConcern announces a €36 million programme to fight Ebola

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Topics: ebola outbreak, ebola, charity, ebola myths, sierra leone, liberia

#GHI2014: beyond the figures

Caoimhe Gaskin | 16 October 2014 | 0 Comments

Meet the faces behind the numbers.

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Topics: conservation agriculture, climate, charity, agriculture, global agriculture, global hunger index

Water charges: an aid worker's perspective

Alan O'Reilly | 09 October 2014 | 0 Comments

In this post, Martha Maguire explains how her work in Tanzania for Concern has influenced her thoughts about Ireland's water charges.

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Topics: charity, irish water changes, aid worker, Tanzania, water, irish water

The importance of women farmers

Caoimhe Gaskin | 03 October 2014 | 1 Comment

Women make up two thirds of the global agricultural workforce and produce 50% of the world’s food. Concern Worldwide knows that women who farm play a vital role in their communities. These women tell us their stories.

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Topics: farming techniques, conservation agriculture, charity, food production, global, agriculture, women, global agriculture, zambia

World Humanitarian Day 2014

Bernadette Murphy | 19 August 2014 | 0 Comments

Today is World Humanitarian Day, a day to remember humanitarian workers we have lost and to celebrate aid workers who endure difficult conditions all over the world.

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Topics: humanitarian, emergencies, aid, charity, global

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