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Almost always, when a natural disaster strikes, it’s the poorest that get hit hardest. On the night of 15 March, the poorest communities in Mozambique lay directly in the path of one of the most violent cyclones to hit the Southern Hemisphere in living memory.

Over 800,000 people have been affected by the flooding in the wake of Cyclone Idai in Malawi, with 59 dead and 672 injured. And as flood waters are starting to subside, it is a race against the clock to prevent the spread of water-borne diseases such as cholera.

Farmer Malita (25) inspects what's left of her field after extensive flooding. The entire crop has been ruined just one month before harvest. Photo: Gavin Douglas/Concern Worldwide.

More than 430 people have been killed with hundreds more missing across southern Africa due to one of the worst tropical cyclones on record.

Malawi Floods - March 2019 Photo: Concern Worldwide

To reflect on eight full years since the beginning of the Syrian crisis, we met with three Syrian women who are attempting to rebuild their lives in Northern Lebanon.

Composite photo of *Khadija, *Nawal and *Lama. Photo: Jason Kennedy/ Concern Worldwide

As International Women’s Day approaches, we’re celebrating stories of empowerment for some of the inspirational women we work with. But we’re also asking why gender equality is so crucial to the elimination of poverty. Here are five reasons why equality for women and girls is so important. 

We delve into the past, present and future of Somalia, taking a look at why it is one of the world’s most complex and long-lasting emergencies, and what exactly can be done to support its vulnerable communities.

Mother and child queue for medical care in Refugee Camp near Mogadishu. Photo: Marco Gualazzini/ Concern Worldwide