Concern’s Humanitarian Policy Advisor, Caitriona Dowd, travelled to Central African Republic (CAR) where she met people who’ve been forced from their home and everything they know because of conflict. This week, as we mark World Refugee Day, she shares some of their stories.
News and stories
A young woman who fled war-torn Syria says her life has never been worse.
Since 2013, over two million people have been forced to flee South Sudan to escape a brutal civil conflict. Concern is providing nutrition support to refugees in the Gambella region of Ethiopia.
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Concern will step up its humanitarian efforts in Bangladesh to help support the wounded and homeless Rohingya people currently fleeing violence in Myanamar in their hundreds of thousands.
None of us ever expect to be woken-up suddenly by the sound of bombs and gunfire – but that is the horror that has forced many Syrian families to rapidly leave their homes to flee the inhuman indifference of war.
"Present in this hall today are representatives of governments that have ignored, facilitated, funded, participated in or even planned and carried out atrocities inflicted by all sides of the Syria conflict against Syrian civilians."