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Ireland joins US and Norway to press for extension of cross-border aid into Syria
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Ireland joins US and Norway to press for extension of cross-border aid into Syria

Jul 6th 2021, 10:30 PM 7,422 Views 5 Comments

A border crossing that aid passes through is due to close this week.

€25m aid package announced for British horse racing
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# Financial Support

€25m aid package announced for British horse racing

Apr 18th 2020, 9:41 AM 4,422 Views 23 Comments

The funds will be made available for jockeys, training yards, stable staff and horse welfare.

Government to provide financial support to those affected by floods
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# Aid

Government to provide financial support to those affected by floods

Feb 27th 2020, 9:35 PM 11,080 Views 12 Comments

The scheme will be provided by the Irish Red Cross on behalf of the government.

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia
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# Sumatra

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia

Jan 29th 2020, 12:26 PM 6,719 Views 1 Comment

More than 2,000 people have been forced to leave their flooded homes.

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

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

Feb 19th 2019, 8:49 AM 13,568 Views 20 Comments

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.

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll climbs to 373
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# Disaster

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll climbs to 373

Updated Dec 24th 2018, 3:11 PM 10,843 Views 5 Comments

The powerful tsunami struck without any warning on Saturday night,

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

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

Nov 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 21,303 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 17th 2018, 6:30 AM 12,323 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 9th 2018, 7:16 AM 29,201 Views 41 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 27th 2017, 6:56 AM 5,573 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 24th 2017, 6:00 AM 54,525 Views 101 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 9th 2017, 7:30 PM 6,693 Views 33 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:00 AM 28,452 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 13th 2017, 7:37 AM 6,533 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 22nd 2017, 11:04 PM 15,132 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 7th 2017, 10:00 PM 12,026 Views 119 Comments

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

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti
# Hurricane Matthew
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# Hurricane Matthew

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti

Oct 7th 2016, 2:40 PM 18,298 Views 46 Comments

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

Ireland is giving €7.5 million to help Syrian people
# Humanitarian Aid
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# Humanitarian Aid

Ireland is giving €7.5 million to help Syrian people

Oct 6th 2016, 2:10 PM 10,032 Views 66 Comments

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

UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike
# Ceasefire Collapse
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# Ceasefire Collapse

UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike

Sep 20th 2016, 12:25 PM 13,306 Views 132 Comments

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

Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security
# Violent Extremism
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# Violent Extremism

Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security

Apr 12th 2016, 10:52 PM 15,012 Views 81 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 7th 2016, 7:23 PM 25,442 Views 105 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 17th 2016, 7:15 AM 5,729 Views 68 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 35,291 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 27th 2015, 3:15 PM 17,181 Views 3 Comments

The EU wants €10 million in state aid recovered.

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

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

May 1st 2015, 9:18 PM 17,133 Views 7 Comments

The death toll has topped 6,000.

Italy denies paying €10m ransom to free young hostages
# Syria
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# Syria

Italy denies paying €10m ransom to free young hostages

Jan 16th 2015, 5:42 PM 11,435 Views 7 Comments

The women were kidnapped last July.

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

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

Jan 12th 2015, 6:30 AM 3,518 Views 0 Comments

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

Ireland to give €3 million to 'forgotten emergencies'
# Helping Out
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# Helping Out

Ireland to give €3 million to 'forgotten emergencies'

Dec 29th 2014, 12:49 PM 7,210 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 23rd 2014, 1:39 PM 5,996 Views 50 Comments

The money is going to South Sudan and Syria.

Why is Ireland so good at foreign aid? The Famine
# Charity
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# Charity

Why is Ireland so good at foreign aid? The Famine

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:15 AM 10,184 Views 69 Comments

Seriously. According to the OECD, anyway.

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

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

Nov 25th 2014, 3:36 PM 5,396 Views 2 Comments

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

This headset helps the blind navigate the city they're in
# Smart Navigation
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# Smart Navigation

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

Nov 7th 2014, 10:56 AM 4,479 Views 3 Comments

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

Ireland is going to give €2.5 million extra to Gaza
# Foreign Aid
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# Foreign Aid

Ireland is going to give €2.5 million extra to Gaza

Oct 11th 2014, 9:41 AM 5,352 Views 45 Comments

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

Ireland is ahead of the pack in terms of supporting developing countries
# One Campaign
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# One Campaign

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

Oct 6th 2014, 6:33 PM 7,819 Views 58 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 12th 2014, 12:24 PM 7,769 Views 88 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 23rd 2014, 7:39 AM 6,606 Views 49 Comments

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

The UNICEF chief in Gaza is doing a Reddit AMA today
# Gaza
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# Gaza

The UNICEF chief in Gaza is doing a Reddit AMA today

Aug 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,328 Views 28 Comments

Ask her anything.

28 million people in the Middle East need humanitarian aid
# Charity
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# Charity

28 million people in the Middle East need humanitarian aid

Aug 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,351 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 17th 2014, 5:30 PM 8,257 Views 2 Comments

World Humanitarian Day takes place on 19 August.

Ukraine tensions rise as Russian aid waits at border
# Tensions
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# Tensions

Ukraine tensions rise as Russian aid waits at border

Aug 16th 2014, 1:53 PM 7,113 Views 114 Comments

Ukraine claims it destroyed a Russian military convoy.

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