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From TheJournal.ie Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history West Africa

Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history

The outbreak started in Guinea in early 2014 and has spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

From TheJournal.ie Knightley: 'What I saw and heard was worse than I could have ever imagined' South Sudan

Knightley: 'What I saw and heard was worse than I could have ever imagined'

If the aid effort does not increase in South Sudan – 50,000 children could die from malnutrition.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence Aid

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence

Supplies such as blankets, kitchen sets, jerry cans and shelter supplies are being sent to those most in need.

From TheJournal.ie Over 200 refugees will resettle in Ireland in 2015 and 2016 United Nations

Over 200 refugees will resettle in Ireland in 2015 and 2016

Many of the refugees are expected to come from war-torn Syria.

From TheJournal.ie If a humanitarian disaster happened in Ireland tomorrow, how ready would we be? Crisis
From TheJournal.ie Nearly 11 million Syrians are in urgent need of humanitarian aid Civil War

Nearly 11 million Syrians are in urgent need of humanitarian aid

In his monthly report to the UN Security Council, Ban Ki-moon said that nearly half of the country is in need of immediate help.

From TheJournal.ie 'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched Terminal Illness

'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched

In the new adverts, Jan and Paul share their stories about their terminal disease in a hope to increase support for those living with this degenerative condition.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland sends €2 million to South Sudan as 4 million people face starvation Civil War

Ireland sends €2 million to South Sudan as 4 million people face starvation

A second ceasefire in the country has collapsed and both rebels and government forces are blocking the paths of UN peacekeepers.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is to send €3 million more aid to the Philippines Typhoon Haiyan

Ireland is to send €3 million more aid to the Philippines

The Government has also committed to long-term relief efforts.

From TheJournal.ie Government to give €4m to help Palestinian refugees Aid

Government to give €4m to help Palestinian refugees

The Tánaiste said that Ireland is committed to helping alleviate the effects of the crisis.

From TheJournal.ie 'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar Burma

'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar

The government defended its decision, accusing the group of creating tensions and instability.

From TheJournal.ie Latest round of Irish humanitarian funding for Syrian crisis announced Aid

Latest round of Irish humanitarian funding for Syrian crisis announced

€5.3 million has been approved, out of a total of €12 million this year.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We've been given an opportunity to re-think our values as a nation... so what are they? We The People

Column: We've been given an opportunity to re-think our values as a nation... so what are they?

Where do we stand as a nation on issues like neutrality, aid and inequality? Ireland’s Foreign Policy Review allows us to have our say, writes Hans Zomer.

From TheJournal.ie The numbers that show how UNICEF helps the world's poorest children Aid Works

The numbers that show how UNICEF helps the world's poorest children

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was signed in 1989. How far have we come?

From TheJournal.ie Europe to help Guinea after 5-year freeze West Africa

Europe to help Guinea after 5-year freeze

€140 million has been released to support development in the west African nation.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to send 40 tonnes of aid to South Sudan Emergency

Ireland to send 40 tonnes of aid to South Sudan

The emergency aid includes jerry cans, mosquito nets and kitchen sets.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland pledges €2 million in aid to Central African Republic Central African Republic

Ireland pledges €2 million in aid to Central African Republic

With over 700,000 people displaced, Ireland is stepping in to help.

From TheJournal.ie Love/Hate’s Fran, Colin Farrell and Katie Taylor rally support for Merryn Neuroblastoma

Love/Hate’s Fran, Colin Farrell and Katie Taylor rally support for Merryn

Four-year-old Merryn was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma – an aggressive childhood cancer of the nervous system.

From TheJournal.ie Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work Opinion

Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work

The devastation is still apparent, writes Clare Ahern, who says it’s vital that people’s livelihoods are now restored.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is the most generous country in Europe, says World Giving Index Volunteering

Ireland is the most generous country in Europe, says World Giving Index

Ireland has scored a hat-trick after being ranked the most generous in Europe three years in row.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines Typhoon Haiyan

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines

The 16 tonnes of supplies are being sent from Irish Aid’s stocks in Malaysia.

From TheJournal.ie Is Ireland doing enough to help the global fight against AIDS? World Aids Day

Is Ireland doing enough to help the global fight against AIDS?

Charities say Ireland has traditionally been at the forefront, but on World AIDS Day they say that support is slipping.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about the tragedy in Glasgow, the Labour conference, and the country’s first woman bishop…

From TheJournal.ie Rain puts 'fear in the eyes of children' in the Philippines Aid

Rain puts 'fear in the eyes of children' in the Philippines

“You can see the little children when it starts to rain, you can see the fear in their eyes, that what they thought was the end of the world but managed to survive is coming back for them.”

From TheJournal.ie 47% of Irish people are willing to pay more for groceries from developing countries Poverty

47% of Irish people are willing to pay more for groceries from developing countries

A new Eurobarometer survey shows that 52 per cent said that tackling global poverty should be one of the Government’s main priorities.

From TheJournal.ie Plane filled with aid from "generous" Irish leaves for Philippines Typhoon Yolande

Plane filled with aid from "generous" Irish leaves for Philippines

The aid is being sent by GOAL on a special Aer Lingus flight to the stricken country.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts The Philippines

Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts

The funding brings to over €3 million the amount pledged by the Irish Government.

From TheJournal.ie 'Grants for the elderly have been cut to the bone by this government' Older People

'Grants for the elderly have been cut to the bone by this government'

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen said the number of grants reduced from 7,138 in 2010 to 1,739 so far in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie GOAL labels international response to Typhoon Haiyan a disgrace Aid

GOAL labels international response to Typhoon Haiyan a disgrace

CEO of GOAL, Barry Andrews said the international effort to respond to the Typhoon Haiyan disaster in the Philippines is completely inadequate.

From TheJournal.ie Seven days on, Philippines remains chaotic as death toll is disputed Aftermath

Seven days on, Philippines remains chaotic as death toll is disputed

The UN says at least 4,460 people died after the super typhoon but the government says the figure is 2,360.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: Irish people expect us to play our full part in Philippines relief effort Typhoon Haiyan

Gilmore: Irish people expect us to play our full part in Philippines relief effort

It comes as the US and Britain deploy warships to the islands. Some 10,000 people are feared dead in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

From TheJournal.ie Book of condolences for the victims and families of Typhoon Haiyan opens today Philippines

Book of condolences for the victims and families of Typhoon Haiyan opens today

Charities are warning that the death toll in the Philippines which is currently estimated to be around 10,000 – is likely to rise.

From TheJournal.ie Up to four million children affected by Typhoon Haiyan Typhoon Haiyan This post contains images

Up to four million children affected by Typhoon Haiyan

60 metric tonnes of emergency aid is due to arrive in the Philippines tomorrow from UNICEF’s central supplies in Denmark.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort Philippines

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.

From TheJournal.ie Over nine million people in Syria need outside help to survive Syria

Over nine million people in Syria need outside help to survive

The United Nations warned today of a major rise in homeless numbers in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Game of Thrones’ evil King Joffrey gives back with visit to Haiti World Aid

Game of Thrones’ evil King Joffrey gives back with visit to Haiti

The young actor’s uncle worked with GOAL in the 1980s and 1990s.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Are you in or out? Welcome to the great digital divide Opinion

Column: Are you in or out? Welcome to the great digital divide

The facts are clear: if we want to continue to help the most vulnerable people in this digital age, we must provide the nuts and bolts for the bridge to cross the digital divide, writes John Roche.

From TheJournal.ie Seven Red Cross workers kidnapped in northern Syria Kidnapped

Seven Red Cross workers kidnapped in northern Syria

The group was kidnapped early this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Cyclone in India weakens, with 9 people dead India

Cyclone in India weakens, with 9 people dead

This is the strongest cyclone to hit India in 14 years.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to give an additional €3m in humanitarian aid to Syria Aid

Ireland to give an additional €3m in humanitarian aid to Syria

Ireland’s total contribution to the international humanitarian response in Syria is almost €14 million.