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More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre
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More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre

Sep 1st 2019, 4:33 PM 12,099 Views 7 Comments

The International Committee of the Red Cross said at least 40 survivors were being treated for their injuries in hospitals.

Death toll now over 400 after Indonesian tsunami as clean water and medicine supplies dwindle
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Death toll now over 400 after Indonesian tsunami as clean water and medicine supplies dwindle

Dec 25th 2018, 8:03 AM 5,351 Views 2 Comments

The latest death toll stood at 429, with 1,485 people injured.

Breakthrough in Yemen conflict as ceasefire to take place at key port
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Breakthrough in Yemen conflict as ceasefire to take place at key port

Dec 13th 2018, 1:22 PM 6,763 Views 5 Comments

The announcement was made by the UN today.

The 'forgotten' conflict of South Sudan: 'People often walk two days to get to the hospital'
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The 'forgotten' conflict of South Sudan: 'People often walk two days to get to the hospital'

Nov 10th 2018, 7:15 AM 7,770 Views 2 Comments

The medical charity said its treating critically ill children for diseases that can be vaccinated against.

Ireland is giving another €5 million in aid to the severe humanitarian crisis in DR Congo
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Ireland is giving another €5 million in aid to the severe humanitarian crisis in DR Congo

Apr 13th 2018, 1:19 PM 11,156 Views 79 Comments

The UN has described the crisis as the fastest growing humanitarian crisis in the world.

Ireland donated €51 million in record-breaking year for Concern
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Ireland donated €51 million in record-breaking year for Concern

May 29th 2017, 6:05 AM 8,328 Views 29 Comments

Concern says it helped 22.6 million people in 27 of the world’s poorest countries in 2016.

Explainer: Why tens of thousands face starvation in war-torn South Sudan
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Explainer: Why tens of thousands face starvation in war-torn South Sudan

Feb 25th 2017, 2:00 PM 8,798 Views 8 Comments

Famine was declared in the new African country on Monday, which has been embroiled in civil conflict for years.

UN warns of 'looming humanitarian catastrophe' in four Syrian towns
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UN warns of 'looming humanitarian catastrophe' in four Syrian towns

Feb 14th 2017, 7:15 AM 5,647 Views 8 Comments

The UN’s last humanitarian access to the four towns was in November.

42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea
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42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea

Sep 21st 2016, 10:39 PM 12,365 Views 127 Comments

The vessel overturned off the port city of Rosetta in Egypt, police and health officials said.

The Syrian father pictured crying with his family in Kos has reached Germany
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The Syrian father pictured crying with his family in Kos has reached Germany

Sep 8th 2015, 2:19 PM 18,130 Views 142 Comments

They are reported to be staying in a former police barracks in Berlin.

Bono: 'These people are refugees, not migrants'
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Bono: 'These people are refugees, not migrants'

Sep 7th 2015, 9:50 AM 15,345 Views 120 Comments

The U2 frontman said people are not fleeing because “they want to live in Italy or Ireland”.

Column: The Ebola outbreak is much more than a medical emergency
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Column: The Ebola outbreak is much more than a medical emergency

Sep 11th 2014, 1:10 PM 66 Views 6 Comments

Food scarcities, rocketing transport costs, closures to schools and clinics – an on-the-ground account of the situation in Liberia.

If a humanitarian disaster happened in Ireland tomorrow, how ready would we be?
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If a humanitarian disaster happened in Ireland tomorrow, how ready would we be?

Jun 24th 2014, 5:52 PM 10,155 Views 43 Comments

Not very.

Opinion: The worst crisis you’ve never heard of... is the CAR crisis the next Rwanda?
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Opinion: The worst crisis you’ve never heard of... is the CAR crisis the next Rwanda?

Jun 22nd 2014, 7:30 PM 86 Views 12 Comments

The Central African Republic doesn’t stir associations like Liberia or Egypt, and this anonymity is contributing to human suffering of catastrophic proportions.

GOAL sends emergency team to Iraq as crisis worsens, ISIS close in on Baghdad
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GOAL sends emergency team to Iraq as crisis worsens, ISIS close in on Baghdad

Jun 17th 2014, 2:27 PM 3,639 Views 12 Comments

The agency warns that with the ongoing civil war in Syria, aid workers will be stretched.

Column: Irish troops are heading to Mali – what will they find there?
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Column: Irish troops are heading to Mali – what will they find there?

Mar 5th 2013, 7:00 PM 55 Views 31 Comments

Irish troops will go to Mali next month, where approximately 375,000 people have been displaced due to internal conflict. The immense humanitarian fallout of the situation must not be overlooked, writes Emilia Sorrentino.

Wave of Syrian refugees 'overwhelming' aid efforts: Oxfam
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Wave of Syrian refugees 'overwhelming' aid efforts: Oxfam

Feb 28th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,638 Views 2 Comments

The humanitarian body says relief agencies are struggling to cope with the volume of refugees, who number 5,000 a day.

A further €4.7 million in Irish Aid pledged for humanitarian crisis in Syria
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A further €4.7 million in Irish Aid pledged for humanitarian crisis in Syria

Jan 30th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,449 Views 41 Comments

The additional Irish Aid funding will go towards to delivering vital assistance – including food, water, sanitation and medical supplies – to more than 700,000 Syrian refugees.

Pictures: The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan
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Pictures: The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

Jul 29th 2012, 1:00 PM 2,435 Views 0 Comments

Médecins Sans Frontiéres says that thousands of refugees are at risk of dying from illnesses that are entirely preventable.

'This situation is entirely preventable': Death and desperation in South Sudan
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'This situation is entirely preventable': Death and desperation in South Sudan

Jul 9th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,043 Views 11 Comments

As South Sudan marks a year of independence, Medecins Sans Frontieres is calling for urgent intervention as one refugee camp in a wholly unsuitable area is overwhelmed with new arrivals and dreadful conditions.

Why is George Clooney watching Sudan via satellite?
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Why is George Clooney watching Sudan via satellite?

Apr 8th 2012, 10:00 AM 4,019 Views 7 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about ongoing problems between North African states Sudan and South Sudan.

Half a million people still living in camps in Haiti
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Half a million people still living in camps in Haiti

Jan 12th 2012, 1:54 PM 1,251 Views 2 Comments

Plan Ireland’s report on Haiti two years after earthquake reveals major challenges as other NGOs also note scale of work required for country to recover will need international investment.

Column: Some of the malnourished children have bodies so swollen they look about to burst
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Column: Some of the malnourished children have bodies so swollen they look about to burst

Aug 19th 2011, 8:00 AM 28 Views 4 Comments

A Somali coordinator for Medecins Sans Frontieres tells the story of the forgotten tens of thousands trapped and starving to death within Somalia’s war-torn districts.

Somali refugees moved as camps overflow
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Somali refugees moved as camps overflow

Aug 2nd 2011, 11:07 AM 190 Views 0 Comments

The UN has begun to move people to into extended camps as the numbers of refugees swell – while aid agencies appeal for continued support to help battle the crisis.

Nearly 800,000 children in Somalia face immediate death
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Nearly 800,000 children in Somalia face immediate death

Jul 22nd 2011, 6:00 PM 916 Views 26 Comments

Concern video shows extent of humanitarian crisis in refugee camps as militants threatening to ban return of aid agencies not already on the ground.

Ireland to give extra €1m in aid to Horn of Africa
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Ireland to give extra €1m in aid to Horn of Africa

Jul 15th 2011, 8:22 AM 581 Views 13 Comments

Countries in East Africa are in the grip of the worst drought in 60 years, with millions facing starvation.

"The people here show me the graves of children": East Africa's drought crisis
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"The people here show me the graves of children": East Africa's drought crisis

Jul 14th 2011, 4:20 PM 656 Views 0 Comments

A photo-essay from Oxfam in Ethiopia and a first-hand account from a Concern worker in Somalia paint a stark picture of the worst drought in the Horn of Africa in 60 years.

Aid agencies seek urgent help to counter Africa's worst drought in decades
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Aid agencies seek urgent help to counter Africa's worst drought in decades

Jul 6th 2011, 9:24 AM 585 Views 8 Comments

Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are close to yet another famine, after their driest period in around 60 years.

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Ground invasion by the West in Libya ruled out once again