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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

Jemima Jewell, a trustee of Concern UK, visits Cox’s Bazaar - the world’s largest refugee camp where almost a million people are now living, having been forced to flee their homes. Here, she vividly narrates her experience and the people she met, and outlines what is being done to help the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Over view of Kutupalong camp, Ukhiya. Photo: Abir Abdullah/Concern Worldwide

We hear about ‘the power of love’ all the time – in romantic movies and in the lyrics of aching love-songs. In our work with the world’s poorest people, we are lucky enough to see the empowering nature of love in some of the most challenging circumstances. We see how love, in all its forms, can inspire us to do better, and how it can lift us up in times of crisis.

Rebecca Dolley with her husband Jeremiah in Nakai Town. The couple have four children together. Photo: Gavin Douglas / Concern Worldwide