Concern Worldwide (UK) is a Company Limited By Guarantee And Not Having A Share Capital (Registered in England and Wales with registered number 4323646) which has been granted Charitable Status by The Charity Commission for England and Wales (Registered Number 1092236) and The Office of The Scottish Charity Regulator (Registered Number SCO38107). The Registered Offices of Concern Worldwide (UK) are 13/14 Calico House, Plantation Wharf, London, SW11 3TN. Concern Worldwide (UK) is a subsidiary organisation of Concern Worldwide an Irish Registered Charity.
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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.
As Concern publishes its annual report, Rose Caldwell reflects on the achievements that were possible with your help
On World Hunger Day, Director of Policy and Campaigns, Simon Starling, reflects on the two main factors for the increase of global hunger and how we must collectively rise to achieve the ambitious goal to #EndHunger by 2030. The key, in most cases, is empowering people.
Patrick Haverty, a teacher from Plumstead South East London, recently ran the 2018 London Marathon for Concern Worldwide. Patrick teaches Relating (a subject which combines politics, religion and social issues) and History at a school in Bermondsey. He was motivated to take on this challenge after spending a year teaching in Sudan where he met many people fleeing conflict in neighbouring South Sudan.
Our Bangladesh team have reported that tens of thousands of Rohingya families sheltering in the deforested hills of Cox’s Bazaar in Bangladesh are in imminent danger from the monsoon rains, which have just started. One assessment, carried out by the UNHCR and Dhaka University, suggests the risk of landslides and flooding could directly impact over 100,000 people.
Ollie and Joe, two of our brilliant London Marathon runners taking part for Concern this year, speak to us about training, tears and taxis home.
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