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From TheJournal.ie Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one Aid

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one

The concert will be held on the Simon Bolivar bridge which links San Antonio, Venezuela with Cucuta, in Colombia, where aid sent by the US is being held up and stored.

From TheJournal.ie Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll climbs to 373 Disaster

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll climbs to 373

The powerful tsunami struck without any warning on Saturday night,

From TheJournal.ie 'An invisible actor': The Irishman who delivered aid to 30,000 people in war-torn Syria East Ghouta

'An invisible actor': The Irishman who delivered aid to 30,000 people in war-torn Syria

Mark Mullan is a finalist for the Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Awards.

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi women suspected of IS links being sexually exploited and refused aid Amnesty International

Iraqi women suspected of IS links being sexually exploited and refused aid

An Amnesty International report has expressed concern about how women and children are sexually exploited.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims Earthquake

Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims

A spokesperson has confirmed that no staff employed by Oxfam Ireland were involved in the case.

From TheJournal.ie First shipment of food aid in weeks docks at rebel controlled port in Yemen as country faces famine Food Aid

First shipment of food aid in weeks docks at rebel controlled port in Yemen as country faces famine

The country is facing a serious famine due to an ongoing civil war.

From TheJournal.ie Shorter manslaughter sentences given to men if the women they killed were their partners Women

Shorter manslaughter sentences given to men if the women they killed were their partners

Women’s Aid is calling for tougher punishments for abusers.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need to avert our gaze from the White House circus and focus on what matters' Column

'We need to avert our gaze from the White House circus and focus on what matters'

Donald Trump’s presidency is a tumultuous soap opera, but it’s making us ignore real humanitarian disasters, writes Dominic MacSorley.

From TheJournal.ie 'I didn't want to know how chaotic it was going to be... If I had, maybe I wouldn't have gone' Saving Mosul

'I didn't want to know how chaotic it was going to be... If I had, maybe I wouldn't have gone'

John Reilly talks to TheJournal.ie after his trip to Mosul directly after the siege.

From TheJournal.ie Goal won't lose out on US funding after investigation into alleged fraud USAid

Goal won't lose out on US funding after investigation into alleged fraud

In a new deal, USAID has laid out conditions under which Goal must operate.

From TheJournal.ie Le Pen's personal assistant charged in 'fake jobs' scandal Elections

Le Pen's personal assistant charged in 'fake jobs' scandal

Meanwhile, Emmanuel Macron won the support of a key centrist.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland pledges €2 million in aid to victims of Yemen's devastating, never-ending, civil war Conflict Fallout

Ireland pledges €2 million in aid to victims of Yemen's devastating, never-ending, civil war

Three million people have been displaced from their homes by the ongoing conflict in the gulf state.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti Hurricane Matthew

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti

The US is now bracing itself for Hurricane Matthew, with states of emergencies declared in a number of places.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is giving €7.5 million to help Syrian people Humanitarian Aid

Ireland is giving €7.5 million to help Syrian people

“Ireland remains committed to the delivery of humanitarian assistance.”

From TheJournal.ie UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike Ceasefire Collapse

UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike

The week-long ceasefire in the war-ravaged country has collapsed.

From TheJournal.ie Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security Violent Extremism

Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security

The U2 frontman said he understands the financial stress countries are under as they debate how much aid to give.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees Migrant Crisis

'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees

A meeting on in Brussels also saw Turkey trying to strongarm the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Aid will finally reach 500,000 besieged Syrians today but peace is a long way off Civil War

Aid will finally reach 500,000 besieged Syrians today but peace is a long way off

Almost half a million people in Syria are in areas under siege.

From The42 'I don’t think I’ve felt that tired in my life' - Irishman raises thousands after unique Dublin Marathon challenge Hero

'I don’t think I’ve felt that tired in my life' - Irishman raises thousands after unique Dublin Marathon challenge

Kieran McCarthy chats to The42 about his impressive achievement on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie France is in trouble for not taking back millions it gave to Ryanair State Aid

France is in trouble for not taking back millions it gave to Ryanair

The EU wants €10 million in state aid recovered.

From TheJournal.ie All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing Earthquake

All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing

The death toll has topped 6,000.

From TheJournal.ie Italy denies paying €10m ransom to free young hostages Syria

Italy denies paying €10m ransom to free young hostages

The women were kidnapped last July.

From TheJournal.ie Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on Destruction

Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on

More than 220,000 people lost their lives in the disaster.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to give €3 million to 'forgotten emergencies' Helping Out

Ireland to give €3 million to 'forgotten emergencies'

“These crises are not well-known situations, but the needs are very real”.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland giving over €3 million to South Sudan, Syria and Ethiopia Donated

Ireland giving over €3 million to South Sudan, Syria and Ethiopia

The money is going to South Sudan and Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Why is Ireland so good at foreign aid? The Famine Charity

Why is Ireland so good at foreign aid? The Famine

Seriously. According to the OECD, anyway.

From TheJournal.ie Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone Burials

Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone

Proper burials of the dead is preserving the dignity of the deceased.

From TheJournal.ie This headset helps the blind navigate the city they're in Smart Navigation

This headset helps the blind navigate the city they're in

The device creates a 3D soundscape to aid its wearer, providing them with context to their surroundings.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is going to give €2.5 million extra to Gaza Foreign Aid

Ireland is going to give €2.5 million extra to Gaza

Ireland has now given €10 million to Palestine since 2010,

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is ahead of the pack in terms of supporting developing countries One Campaign

Ireland is ahead of the pack in terms of supporting developing countries

Ireland is the only donor country to allocate half of its total aid to the world’s least developed countries.

From TheJournal.ie The EU is targeting Russia's oil and AK47s in its latest round of sanctions Slap On The Wrist

The EU is targeting Russia's oil and AK47s in its latest round of sanctions

Meanwhile in Ukraine, the UN has launched a food aid operation in the war-torn east of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Russian aid convoy to Ukraine described as a 'direct invasion' Ukraine

Russian aid convoy to Ukraine described as a 'direct invasion'

Angela Merkel and Barack Obama warned that Moscow’s military presence and shelling were triggering a “dangerous escalation” of the conflict.

From TheJournal.ie The UNICEF chief in Gaza is doing a Reddit AMA today Gaza

The UNICEF chief in Gaza is doing a Reddit AMA today

Ask her anything.

From TheJournal.ie 28 million people in the Middle East need humanitarian aid Charity

28 million people in the Middle East need humanitarian aid

Today is World Humanitarian Day and Oxfam Ireland are calling for help.

From TheJournal.ie "There are so many emergencies to respond to, there aren’t enough people" Aid Workers

"There are so many emergencies to respond to, there aren’t enough people"

World Humanitarian Day takes place on 19 August.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine tensions rise as Russian aid waits at border Tensions

Ukraine tensions rise as Russian aid waits at border

Ukraine claims it destroyed a Russian military convoy.

From TheJournal.ie Russian armoured vehicles seen near Ukraine aid trucks Ukraine

Russian armoured vehicles seen near Ukraine aid trucks

A convoy of armoured vehicles is said to be moving towards the Ukrainian border.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine sends its own aid convoy east following fears over Russia's "Trojan horse" Lugansk

Ukraine sends its own aid convoy east following fears over Russia's "Trojan horse"

Kiev had a change of heart this morning over the Russian convoy, saying it will let the aid in once it has been inspected.

From TheJournal.ie Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak Virus

Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak

The GOAL support team will travel to areas worst affected by the outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak Spreading

Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak

WARNING: This article contains an image of a graphic nature.

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