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#Concern50: Celebrating our survivor staff in Haiti

Dominic MacSorley | 27 July 2018 | 0 Comments

As we mark the halfway point of this milestone year in Concern's history, CEO Dominic MacSorley reflects on his recent trip to Haiti to thank staff for their tireless efforts. 

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Topics: Concern50, Concern staff, dominic macsorley, concern, haiti, haiti earthqquake,, earthquake, disaster, relief, Concern50 country series

Outdoor Exhibition: Build Hope In The City

Clare Ahern | 13 September 2017 | 0 Comments

'Build Hope In The City' is an outdoor photo exhibition which documents the reality of urban life for some of the world's poorest communities. This stunning collection of photos, brought to Dublin in partnership with Panos Pictures is now on display in St Stephen's Green.

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Topics: Kenya, haiti, bangladesh, urban, poverty, exhibition

'Build Hope in the City' exhibition coming to Dublin

Clare Ahern | 08 September 2017 | 0 Comments

Our stunning collection of pictures from Kenya, Haiti and Bangladesh, taken by photographer Abbie Trayler-Smith, is coming to Dublin.

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Topics: Events, exhibition, bangladesh, Kenya, haiti

Hurricane Matthew: Haiti's road to recovery

Kristin Myers | 14 November 2016 | 0 Comments

Our digger is back in action, helping communities get on the move after last month's disaster.

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Topics: haiti

Missing Maps for Haiti: a volunteer project

Ellen Ward | 28 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Many areas where Concern works are unmapped which makes implementing projects and preparing for disasters more difficult. In September 2016 we embarked on a new initiative to use volunteers to map basic information, such as buildings and roads, in Cité Soleil, Haiti. This is the story so far…

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Topics: haiti, technology

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, Hurricane Matthew, emergency response

What next for Hurricane Matthew survivors?

Craig Burnett | 12 October 2016 | 0 Comments

In Haiti Jeantisee, Ernancy and Carto look to the future with hope and fear.

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Topics: haiti, Hurricane Matthew

"Everyone was afraid": the human impact of Hurricane Matthew

Kristin Myers | 10 October 2016 | 0 Comments

The storm is over. But Carto, Enite and their children face a new struggle to survive.

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Topics: haiti, Hurricane Matthew, hurricane

Cutting disease risk after Hurricane Matthew

Craig Burnett | 07 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Concern has been giving vital help to Hurricane Matthew survivors in Haiti. The death toll in the country has risen to over 300, and there are fears of a major cholera outbreak.

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Topics: haiti, Hurricane Matthew

Assessing the needs and damage in wake of Hurricane Matthew

Aoife O'Grady | 06 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Hurricane Matthew has left destruction and displacement in its wake in Haiti. Five people are dead, 350,000 are in need of assistance and it's feared that up to five million people may be affected. Concern’s 130-strong team is on the ground assessing the needs and damage.

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Topics: haiti, Hurricane Matthew, hurricane

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