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Tackling malnutrition in the desert: A photo story from Pakistan

Clare Ahern | 05 April 2018 | 0 Comments

In the second of our two-part series from Pakistan's Thar Desert, we focus on the nutrition component of our integrated programme which is tackling the devastating effects of recurrent drought in the region. Supported by ECHO, the European Commission's humanitarian aid department, we're working with partners to treat women and children suffering from malnutrition. 

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Topics: hunger, ECHO, nutrition, malnutrition, Pakistan, drought, Desert

Tackling drought in the Desert: A photo story from Pakistan

Clare Ahern | 28 March 2018 | 0 Comments

In the first of our 2018 reports from Pakistan's Thar Desert, we look at the consolidated efforts necessary to deliver an integrated food and nutrition programme that has long term impact. With support from ECHO, the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department, Concern is working with partners to change the conditions that are causing recurrent malnutrition crises in a region crippled by water shortages as a result of a prolonged drought.

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Topics: ECHO, Livelihoods, wash, Pakistan, drought, Desert

Water in the Desert: A photo story from Pakistan

Clare Ahern | 23 June 2017 | 0 Comments

In the second of our reports from Pakistan's Thar Desert, we look at the difficulties of accessing water during prolonged drought. With support from ECHO, the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department, we are working with communities to address the challenges. 

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Topics: water, wash, Pakistan, drought

Life in the Thar Desert: A photo story

Clare Ahern | 26 May 2017 | 1 Comment

Prolonged drought is having a devastating impact for people living in Pakistan's Thar Desert. With support from ECHO, the European Commission's humanitarian aid department, we're working with partners to build resilience amongst the region's most vulnerable communities. 

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Topics: malnutrition, Pakistan, drought, Desert

Community resilience building in Pakistan

Kristin Myers | 28 April 2016 | 0 Comments

Climate-related disasters, such as floods, are a constant threat in many areas of Pakistan. Concern is working with affected communities, empowering them with the skills and tools they need to protect themselves from harm.

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Topics: disaster risk reduction, Pakistan

Afghanistan earthquake: my experience

Janardhan Rao | 28 October 2015 | 0 Comments

Concern’s country director in Afghanistan, Janardhan Rao, describes this week’s earthquake and assesses the risks ahead for those affected by it.

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Topics: afghanistan, Pakistan, asian earthquake emergency

Letter from Pakistan: the power of conversation

Brid Kennedy | 31 August 2015 | 0 Comments

Brid Kennedy, Concern Worldwide Regional Director, recently visited rural Pakistan and found that small steps for women’s empowerment can equal big leaps out of poverty.

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Topics: gender equality, Pakistan

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