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No country in the world gives women the same power, pay and rights it gives to men
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No country in the world gives women the same power, pay and rights it gives to men

Oct 7th 2014, 4:31 PM 14,966 Views 71 Comments

Plan Ireland published a report today that highlighted gender inequality.

Ebola declared a 'public health emergency of international concern'
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Ebola declared a 'public health emergency of international concern'

Aug 8th 2014, 9:50 AM 9,505 Views 50 Comments

Meanwhile, WHO is to hold an ethics meeting next week over the use of experimental treatment to target Ebola.

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads
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Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads

Apr 1st 2014, 1:46 PM 11,965 Views 14 Comments

Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.

Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers
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Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers

Mar 25th 2014, 5:14 PM 9,870 Views 25 Comments

The deadly virus has already killed more than 60 people and infected many more.

Ebola outbreak in Guinea 'could become regional epidemic'
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Ebola outbreak in Guinea 'could become regional epidemic'

Mar 24th 2014, 11:21 AM 7,675 Views 17 Comments

Plan Ireland has warned that the virus could spread to neighbouring countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

Irish aid workers in Philippines report roads 'blocked due to dead bodies'
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Irish aid workers in Philippines report roads 'blocked due to dead bodies'

Nov 10th 2013, 1:18 PM 15,623 Views 10 Comments

Plan Ireland has launched an emergency appeal, commenting that reports have underestimated the numbers of people who will need help to repair their homes and get their lives back on track.

Ireland falls farther behind on international aid commitment
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Ireland falls farther behind on international aid commitment

Oct 17th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,775 Views 49 Comments

For a sixth year in a row, funding for Irish Aid was cut bringing it down to €602 million.

Women and children 14 times more likely to die during disasters
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Women and children 14 times more likely to die during disasters

Oct 11th 2013, 3:00 PM 7,879 Views 104 Comments

Adolescent girls in disasters are being drastically failed when they are at their most vulnerable, says CEO of Plan Ireland.

Being a girl in Ireland vs Being a girl in Sierra Leone
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Being a girl in Ireland vs Being a girl in Sierra Leone

Oct 8th 2013, 6:40 AM 9,342 Views 27 Comments

The ‘Her Story’ exhibition explores the similarities and differences.

Mary Robinson appointed UN Special Envoy for African Great Lakes region
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Mary Robinson appointed UN Special Envoy for African Great Lakes region

Mar 18th 2013, 6:00 PM 6,595 Views 39 Comments

The announcement was welcomed by NGOs working in the region as well as Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.

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 60 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.

Happy International Day of the Girl
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Happy International Day of the Girl

Oct 11th 2012, 1:58 PM 4,734 Views 25 Comments

Today, the world celebrates the girl child.

35 tonnes of Irish aid flown to Niger after floods
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35 tonnes of Irish aid flown to Niger after floods

Aug 27th 2012, 2:15 PM 3,013 Views 9 Comments

Severe floods struck the regions of Tillaberi and Dosso earlier this month, following on the heels of a food crisis and refugee crisis.

Flash flooding displaces thousands in Niger
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Flash flooding displaces thousands in Niger

Aug 21st 2012, 2:11 PM 2,103 Views 0 Comments

Plan Ireland has said that children are at risk of waterborne diseases because of their weaker immune systems

Niger: Food crisis affecting 13 million in West Africa
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Niger: Food crisis affecting 13 million in West Africa

Jul 7th 2012, 7:45 AM 1,792 Views 4 Comments

Cereal production has fallen by as much as 62 per cent in some countries.

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 1,266 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.

Charity auction t-shirts to redress the gender balance
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Charity auction t-shirts to redress the gender balance

Oct 4th 2011, 7:15 AM 912 Views 1 Comment

MTV host Laura Whitmore and list of stylists and designers auction one-off tees for gender equality campaign.

Column: Men need to help with gender equality - but it's good for them too
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Column: Men need to help with gender equality - but it's good for them too

Sep 21st 2011, 7:30 PM 213 Views 51 Comments

Ireland has a huge way to go in terms of gender equality but the onus is on men to do something about it, says Plan Ireland CEO David Dalton.

Death toll rising amid cholera epidemic in Cameroon
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Death toll rising amid cholera epidemic in Cameroon

Jun 29th 2011, 2:37 PM 271 Views 0 Comments

Almost 8,000 people have been diagnosed with the disease so far as aid organisations struggle to contain the outbreak.