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Concern Worldwide (often referred to as Concern) is an Irish charitable organisation. The charity is registered in the Republic of Ireland under Irish Charity No. CHY 5745. It works in 25 of the world's poorest countries and reaches 25 million people. Its goals are the elimination of extreme poverty and the reduction of suffering. Concern is the largest humanitarian organisation in Ireland. Tom Arnold is its current Chief Executive Officer. Concern Worldwide was founded in Ireland in 1968 to aid famine victims in Biafra. It is headquartered in Dublin. Concern Worldwide focuses on emergency relief and long-term development work. Recent emergencies that Concern has responded to include the Haiti earthquake and the floods in Pakistan. Concern works in the five key areas of education, emergency, health, HIV and AIDS and livelihoods. Concern often works closely with local partner organisations. The thinking behind this is to pool knowledge and resources and work together to fight poverty....
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