Delivering Aid and Support for Families on the Brink of Famine
Humanitarian and civil society agencies working in Rakhine State in Myanmar and in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh are deeply concerned that the repatriation of refugees will commence in mid-November, according to an announcement of the Joint Working Group of the Governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar on 30th October.
The Governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh have made assurances to the refugees and the international community that repatriation will only happen when it is safe, voluntary and dignified. We call on both governments to stand by their commitments.
October 3, 2018 (SEATTLE) - The death toll following the Sept. 28 magnitude 7.5 earthquake and powerful tsunami that struck Indonesia has climbed to 1,407. Local sources believe the actual number is higher than 2,000, with thousands of others injured and hundreds still missing.
Cathy Herholdt, World Concern
Emergency Water Trucking and Cash Transfers Being Implemented
March 10, 2017 (SEATTLE) – Seattle-based humanitarian organization World Concern is responding to the worsening drought crisis in Somalia.
The undersigned humanitarian and development NGOs operating in Kachin and Northern Shan States in Myanmar are gravely concerned about the continually escalating armed conflict and the severely deteriorating security situation for the civilian population in Kachin and Northern Shan States.
World Concern is a Christian global relief and development agency that extends opportunity and hope to people facing the most profound human challenges of extreme poverty. We serve over 7 million people in 15 countries, focusing on food security, child protection, education, maternal and child health, microfinance, vocational training, clean water and sanitation and disaster response. We are looking for a visionary leader who combines strong business disciplines with inspirational leadership skills in line with our Christian values and ethos.