Concern CEO, Dominic MacSorley, led Concern's response to the tragedy that unfolded in Rwanda 25 years ago. He shares his recollections of the devastating aftermath of the genocide and reflects on the lessons learned in order to prevent such atrocities from happening again.
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50 years of experience has taught us that one of the most effective ways to get work done — especially in conflict-affected countries — is to work through local partners. Finding the right partners is key, and helping them to develop and strengthen their own systems is vital.
Our new podcast series tells the story of the bond between Ireland and Biafra. It’s a tale of ordinary people doing extraordinary things to help those starving behind a military blockade – from secret flights, to dodging bombs, to overcoming press censorship. It’s the story of how the people of Ireland were moved to help save the lives of people they'd never met, in a country thousands of miles away.
As we get ready to mark World Humanitarian Day 2018, Lucy Bloxham explains why it is an important day in the global calendar.
A young woman who fled war-torn Syria says her life has never been worse.
Young Karl Vekins was just 16 when he skipped school for the adventure of a lifetime on-board Ireland’s first major aid mission to a famine and war-torn region in Africa.
Nyakoun Tut’s quiet rural life was turned upside down by conflict. Now a refugee of war, our 360 video tells the story of her journey to hope.
Amidst the ongoing horror of war in Syria, access to clean water is bringing hope to a family and community in the north of the country.