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Yemen

World Concern Responds to Crisis in Yemen

Delivering Aid and Support for Families on the Brink of Famine November 13, 2018 (SEATTLE) – Prolonged civil war in Yemen has led to a severe food shortage and loss of income for families, bringing...

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Indonesia

Death Toll Climbs in Indonesia Disaster

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...

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Somalia

World Concern Responds to Drought Crisis in Somalia

MEDIA CONTACT: Cathy Herholdt, World Concern 206-546-7374 (office) 425-794-9775 (cell)cathyh@worldconcern.org Emergency Water Trucking and Cash Transfers Being Implemented March 10, 2017 (SEATTLE) –...

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Haiti

World Concern aids Hurricane Matthew survivors in Haiti

October 10, 2016 (PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti) – As the death toll soars past 1,000 in Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, World Concern is reaching survivors in the south and southwest regions of the...

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Myanmar

4 Ways You Can Stop Malaria

For the past few months, heavy monsoonal rains have caused flash flooding and landslides across Myanmar. Huge swathes of the country have been affected, with homes, crops and lives all being lost...

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Bangladesh

Living in fear of child marriage

I sat down on the steps of a small rural high school in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh, expectantly waiting to talk with some of the girls who have received scholarships from World Concern. Dressed in her...

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Haiti

A simple cure for Dashna’s pain

In the back of her classroom in rural Haiti, 12-year-old Dashna often puts her head down on her desk and prays. The pain in her stomach gets to be too much and she can no longer concentrate on the...

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Nepal

Aid Reaches Nepal Earthquake Victims

The outpouring of support from donors is enabling World Concern staff to reach families in Nepal with emergency supplies and compassionate help within days of the devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake...

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Chad + 1 more

Chad becomes a haven for refugees in central Africa

Visiting refugee camps is never easy. No one wants to leave their home, their life, and everything they’ve ever known and run to another country where they have no status, few rights, and are forced...

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