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15 Dec 2005 description
report Concern Worldwide

Angola is in southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo.

25 Feb 2003 description
report Concern Worldwide

Given the scale of the crisis in Africa, provisional estimates from the World Food Programme have raised concerns over being able to meet increased food aid needs in 2003.

18 Jul 2001 description
report Concern Worldwide


- Up to 300,000 at risk in city of Kuito
- Mortality and malnutrition rates rise
Concern has warned of a "potential catastrophe" in the Angolan city of Kuito as malnutrition and mortality rates rise among 300,000 people that have fled fighting in surrounding areas.

Speaking from the Angolan capital Luanda, Concern Country Director Mike McDonagh explained that in recent weeks the agency was forced to open a specialised feeding centre to "provide 24 hour care for the increasing number of seriously malnourished children we were seeing."

19 Jan 2001 description
report Concern Worldwide

Officially landmines are a thing of the past. Three years ago an international convention appeared to signal their demise as weapons of war. The convention came into force of March 1, 1999. The events described here by Colin Murphy, a Concern worker in Angola, occurred in November last year.

18 Nov 1999 description
report Concern Worldwide

Life is hard for the people crowded into Huambo and for the Concern staff working there. Supplies are becoming increasingly urgent as 200,000 refugees have entered the city in recent months.

14 Sep 1999 description
report Concern Worldwide

Concern chief executive, David Begg's report of his trip to Angola was published in the Sunday Business Post in September. In it he described the challenges that must be faced by humanitarian agencies.