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# concern-worldwide - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Irish charity Concern Worldwide has evacuated its base in Goma as fears mount of major volcanic eruption
# DR Congo
# DR Congo

Irish charity Concern Worldwide has evacuated its base in Goma as fears mount of major volcanic eruption

May 27th 2021, 1:03 PM 8,389 Views 1 Comment

The city of Goma is under an evacuation order as Government officials said a major eruption is imminent.

# concern-worldwide - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Climate change could lead to a rise in the already 'alarming' levels of world hunger
# Hunger Report
# Hunger Report

Climate change could lead to a rise in the already 'alarming' levels of world hunger

Oct 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 4,839 Views 33 Comments

The number of people who are undernourished worldwide has risen to 822 million in 2018.

# concern-worldwide - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Dublin man leading Concern team as they tackle major Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Dublin man leading Concern team as they tackle major Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

Feb 24th 2019, 8:00 AM 13,511 Views 15 Comments

The latest outbreak has so far infected 840 people and killed 537 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

# concern-worldwide - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

This malnourished 5-year-old girl had her life saved thanks to Irish donations
# Somalia
# Somalia

This malnourished 5-year-old girl had her life saved thanks to Irish donations

Dec 19th 2017, 8:06 AM 10,396 Views 16 Comments

Charity Concern Worldwide heaped praise on the Irish public after €1.5 million was donated to its east Africa appeal.

# concern-worldwide - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Co-founder of Concern, Father Jack Finucane, dies aged 80
# RIP
# RIP

Co-founder of Concern, Father Jack Finucane, dies aged 80

Jun 8th 2017, 2:10 PM 9,062 Views 15 Comments

Father Finucane was a director of the charity until his death.

# concern-worldwide - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Column: The Ebola outbreak is much more than a medical emergency
# The Toll
# The Toll

Column: The Ebola outbreak is much more than a medical emergency

Sep 11th 2014, 1:10 PM 77 Views 6 Comments

Food scarcities, rocketing transport costs, closures to schools and clinics – an on-the-ground account of the situation in Liberia.

# concern-worldwide - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Concern spent €147m last year – 89% of that went to charity
# Concern
# Concern

Concern spent €147m last year – 89% of that went to charity

May 30th 2013, 7:20 AM 11,684 Views 64 Comments

Concern Worldwide helped over 24 million people last year.

# concern-worldwide - Monday 15 April, 2013

Column: Climate change – it's not all just hot air
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Climate change – it's not all just hot air

Apr 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 26 Views 35 Comments

As former US vice-president Al Gore arrives in Dublin today to speak about climate change, global hunger and poverty, Dom Hunt explains why climate change needs to be recognised as a global issue.

# concern-worldwide - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Concern Worldwide appoints new CEO
# Concern
# Concern

Concern Worldwide appoints new CEO

Feb 23rd 2013, 2:27 PM 6,923 Views 25 Comments

Dominic MacSorley has been named as the humanitarian agency’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective from next month.

# concern-worldwide - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Civilians 'preyed upon' in DR Congo violence, say humanitarian workers
# Democratic Republic Of Congo
# Democratic Republic Of Congo

Civilians 'preyed upon' in DR Congo violence, say humanitarian workers

Nov 21st 2012, 5:51 PM 2,989 Views 8 Comments

Aid workers say the deteriorating situation in the country has left millions of civilians displaced and vulnerable to exploitation and violence.

# concern-worldwide - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Former RTÉ London Editor to join Concern Worldwide
# Concern
# Concern

Former RTÉ London Editor to join Concern Worldwide

Oct 23rd 2012, 2:59 PM 9,290 Views 29 Comments

O’Connell is to join the Concern Worldwide London office, working with the fundraising, marketing and policy, communications and campaigns teams on ‘special projects’.

# concern-worldwide - Monday 30 July, 2012

Public donations to Concern fall after 2010 emergencies
# Concern
# Concern

Public donations to Concern fall after 2010 emergencies

Jul 30th 2012, 9:21 AM 1,581 Views 4 Comments

NGO’s annual report for 2011 also shows that two members of staff received remunerations of over €95,000 for the year.

# concern-worldwide - Monday 31 October, 2011

Column: An open letter to the world’s seven billionth child
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: An open letter to the world’s seven billionth child

Oct 31st 2011, 9:30 AM 57 Views 51 Comments

As the world’s population officially hits 7,000,000,000, Tom Arnold of Concern tells today’s baby what lies in store.