Marking a milestone year in Concern’s history, CEO Dominic MacSorley visited teams on the ground to thank them for their hard work and dedication. In the second of a series of blogs documenting his experiences, Dominic pays tribute to our team in Ethiopia.
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In the first of our ‘Thought Leadership’ series, Kai Matturi, Concern’s Programme Knowledge and Learning Adviser, reflects on the devastating impact of climate change and how we can mitigate against it.
Concern's CEO Dominic MacSorley reflects on the United States' decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement and its implications for our shared future.
The Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Peter de Clercq, has warned that famine could soon become a reality in Somalia. In 2011 a famine resulted in the estimated loss of more than a quarter a million lives so why is the country once again on the brink of catastrophe?
A huge drought in Ethiopia means millions of people are malnourished, at risk of disease or unable to earn a living. Ethiopia country director Kate Corcoran tells us how things are on the ground and what Concern is doing to help.
The 2015-2016 El Niño is expected to be one of the strongest in the past 50 years. We already see the severe impact on food security. How are vulnerable communities coping? And what is Concern doing to support affected communities?
The dust has now settled on the COP21 climate talks in Paris, but what do the results mean for those most at risk from the effects of climate change? Ally Carnwath, who was there as the action unfolded, explains.
Climate change expert Saroj Dash explains why poor communities in the Bay of Bengal are demanding action on climate change – and how local know-how (and mangrove forests) can play a vital role.
Reporting from COP21 in Paris, Concern's Alexander Carnwath explains why industrial countries must provide financial and technological support for the developing countries that are most affected by climate change.