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All the latest updates on our charity work from around the world.

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.

Rohingya refugees in the rain at a camp in Cox’s Bazar.

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. 

It’s the week of the London Marathon 2018 and with marathon training, work and all things in between you haven’t got around to all those amazing fundraising plans you had and panic is starting to set in…

Do not worry, help is at hand! We have a list of top tips for you to meet your target within these final few days before the marathon.