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Responding to the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis

Maedhbh McDonald | 20 March 2018 | 2 Comments

Since August 2017, targeted violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine State has forced over 700,000 people – almost half of whom are children – to seek safety in neighbouring Bangladesh. As the number of Rohingya refugees continues to rise, this is now the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis.

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Topics: bangladesh, emergency response, rohingya refugees

DRC crisis: Your questions answered

Grégoire Borgoltz | 07 February 2018 | 0 Comments

As violence intensifies in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Concern's Country Director in DRC, Grégoire Borgoltz, outlines the factors contributing to the escalating humanitarian crisis.

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Topics: Democratic Republic of Congo, emergency response, DRC, humanitarian crisis

Concern responds to the aftermath of Sierra Leone mudslide

Maedhbh McDonald | 17 August 2017 | 3 Comments

Heavy rains have caused flash floods and mudslides in several parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone with hundreds dead and many more homeless.

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Topics: sierra leone, floods, emergency response

Concern delivers emergency response following deadly landslides in Bangladesh

Aoife O'Grady | 14 June 2017 | 0 Comments

Concern is delivering an emergency response in Bangladesh following yesterday’s disastrous landslides that have so far killed 135 people and left thousands homeless.

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Topics: bangladesh, emergency response

Distributions underway on La Gonâve Island

Kristin Myers | 13 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Grand Vide, in a remote corner of La Gonâve island’s west coast, was hard hit when Matthew passed over Haiti’s southern peninsula into the gulf where the country’s largest island sits. But their struggles have gone largely unnoticed by the world.

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Topics: haiti, emergency response, Hurricane Matthew

One year anniversary of Nepal earthquake

Anne-Marie McCarthy | 25 April 2016 | 0 Comments

In her second report from Nepal, Concern's Head of Emergency Support System, Anne-Marie McCarthy, commemorates the one year anniversary of the devastating earthquake.

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Topics: emergency response, Nepal, Nepal earthquake

Nepal earthquake: Concern staff “gave it everything”

Anne-Marie McCarthy | 22 April 2016 | 0 Comments

One year after the earthquake, Concern aid worker Anne-Marie McCarthy returns to Nepal and remembers a disaster that killed thousands – and left many more homeless and terrified.

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Topics: emergency response, Nepal, Nepal earthquake

Violence, displacement and return in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Charlie Walker | 20 October 2015 | 0 Comments

Concern Worldwide Emergency Programme Coordinator Charlie Walker reports on how cycles of violence, displacement and return are disrupting lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Topics: Democratic Republic of Congo, ECHO, irish aid, emergency response, USAID

Preparing for election violence in Burundi

Crystal Wells | 21 July 2015 | 0 Comments

Elections in Burundi are causing turmoil in the country. Rising violence and unrest is directly impacting the lives of thousands of people – we are preparing to help, whatever the outcome.

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Topics: refugees, nutrition, emergency response, Burundi

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