Concern Worldwide US

Founded in 1968, Concern Worldwide's mission is to help people living in extreme poverty achieve major improvements in their lives that last and spread without ongoing support from Concern. Our role is to ensure that people living in extreme poverty are able to meet their basic needs, achieve their rights and manage their own development. We do so by working with communities and by using our shared experience and knowledge to address the root causes of extreme poverty. To achieve this mission we engage in long-term development work, respond to emergency situations, and seek to address the root causes of poverty. Concern also believes that youth have a critical role to play in the fight a...
Help the Victims of the Earthquake in Nepal
 
In response to the devastating earthquake in Nepal, Concern deployed an emergency response team to engage with local partner organizations and conduct rapid assessments that will inform a comprehensive response focused first on meeting essential survival needs of the most vulnerable communities including water, sanitation, & hygiene, and nutrition. Concern will be coordinating all efforts with government, NGO, and UN partners. We been a first responder in a number of earthquakes and emergencies project reportread updates from the field
Help Strengthen the Resilience of Syrian Refugees
 
Now in its fifth year, the Syrian civil war has sparked one of the greatest population exoduses in modern history, with more than four million Syrians fleeing to neighboring countries, and 7 million displaced internally within Syria. Since July 2013, Concern Worldwide has worked with displaced persons inside Syria and with refugees and vulnerable host families in Lebanon and Turkey to meet basic needs, improve access to health care, and provide psycho-social support. project reportread updates from the field
Help 6,000 Families Affected by Floods in Haiti
 
This project will help 6,000 families in Cite Soleil, one of Port-au-Prince's poorest slums, which was overwhelmed by heavy rains in July 2016. Many residents lack access to safe drinking water, latrines, and electricity, and the dirty water and sewage that flooded the community after the rains have only made things worse. Concern Worldwide is working to help these families rebuild, stay safe and healthy, and improve their ability to withstand the rest of the hurricane season.
Give a Gift to Children Living in Poverty & Crisis
 
You can make a difference in the lives of people who are fighting to escape poverty and recover from crisis. What can your holiday gift do? Concern helps people fleeing conflict, persecution and poverty in 29 of the poorest places across the globe. Gifts like warmth, health, and opportunity, often taken for granted, are essential and urgently needed. You can help children and their families do more than just survive this winter - you can give them the hope and resources to thrive. project reportread updates from the field
Afghanistan Earthquake: Concern's Response
 
On October 26, 2015 a powerful 7.5mw earthquakestruck Badakshan Province. The scale of the damage across Afghanistan has been significant. A large number of houses have been destroyed due to the earthquake or associated with landslides along with a number of fatalities and injuries. Government assessments indicate that emergency shelter, winterization and water and sanitation are the most immediate needs required. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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