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# aid - Saturday 18 April, 2020

€25m aid package announced for British horse racing
# Financial Support
From The42
# Financial Support

€25m aid package announced for British horse racing

Apr 18th 2020, 9:41 AM 4,420 Views 23 Comments

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

# aid - Thursday 27 February, 2020

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

Government to provide financial support to those affected by floods

Feb 27th 2020, 9:35 PM 11,050 Views 12 Comments

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

# aid - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

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

# aid - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 19th 2019, 8:49 AM 13,562 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.

# aid - Monday 24 December, 2018

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

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll climbs to 373

Updated Dec 24th 2018, 3:11 PM 10,841 Views 5 Comments

The powerful tsunami struck without any warning on Saturday night,

# aid - Saturday 24 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 21,269 Views 7 Comments

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

# aid - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 17th 2018, 6:30 AM 12,318 Views 15 Comments

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

# aid - Friday 9 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 9th 2018, 7:16 AM 29,198 Views 41 Comments

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

# aid - Monday 27 November, 2017

First shipment of food aid in weeks docks at rebel controlled port in Yemen as country faces famine
# Food Aid
# 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 5,571 Views 10 Comments

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

# aid - Friday 24 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 24th 2017, 6:00 AM 54,461 Views 101 Comments

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

# aid - Saturday 9 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 9th 2017, 7:30 PM 6,691 Views 33 Comments

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

# aid - Thursday 3 August, 2017

'I didn't want to know how chaotic it was going to be... If I had, maybe I wouldn't have gone'
# Saving Mosul
# 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 28,437 Views 6 Comments

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

# aid - Thursday 13 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 13th 2017, 7:37 AM 6,530 Views 4 Comments

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

# aid - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 22nd 2017, 11:04 PM 15,128 Views 0 Comments

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

# aid - Saturday 7 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 7th 2017, 10:00 PM 12,020 Views 119 Comments

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

# aid - Friday 7 October, 2016

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

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti

Oct 7th 2016, 2:40 PM 18,281 Views 46 Comments

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

# aid - Thursday 6 October, 2016

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

Ireland is giving €7.5 million to help Syrian people

Oct 6th 2016, 2:10 PM 9,978 Views 66 Comments

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

# aid - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

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

UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike

Sep 20th 2016, 12:25 PM 13,301 Views 132 Comments

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

# aid - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

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

Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security

Apr 12th 2016, 10:52 PM 15,006 Views 81 Comments

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

# aid - Monday 7 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 7th 2016, 7:23 PM 25,433 Views 105 Comments

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

# aid - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

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

# aid - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

'I don’t think I’ve felt that tired in my life' - Irishman raises thousands after unique Dublin Marathon challenge
# Hero
From The42
# 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 35,286 Views 12 Comments

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

# aid - Monday 27 July, 2015

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

# aid - Friday 1 May, 2015

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

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

May 1st 2015, 9:18 PM 17,131 Views 7 Comments

The death toll has topped 6,000.

# aid - Friday 16 January, 2015

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

Italy denies paying €10m ransom to free young hostages

Jan 16th 2015, 5:42 PM 11,430 Views 7 Comments

The women were kidnapped last July.

# aid - Monday 12 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 12th 2015, 6:30 AM 3,514 Views 0 Comments

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

# aid - Monday 29 December, 2014

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

Ireland to give €3 million to 'forgotten emergencies'

Dec 29th 2014, 12:49 PM 7,209 Views 24 Comments

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

# aid - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 23rd 2014, 1:39 PM 5,993 Views 52 Comments

The money is going to South Sudan and Syria.

# aid - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

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

Why is Ireland so good at foreign aid? The Famine

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:15 AM 10,158 Views 70 Comments

Seriously. According to the OECD, anyway.

# aid - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 25th 2014, 3:36 PM 5,395 Views 2 Comments

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

# aid - Friday 7 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 7th 2014, 10:56 AM 4,476 Views 3 Comments

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

# aid - Saturday 11 October, 2014

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

Ireland is going to give €2.5 million extra to Gaza

Oct 11th 2014, 9:41 AM 5,349 Views 45 Comments

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

# aid - Monday 6 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 6th 2014, 6:33 PM 7,788 Views 58 Comments

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

# aid - Friday 12 September, 2014

The EU is targeting Russia's oil and AK47s in its latest round of sanctions
# Slap On The Wrist
# 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 7,765 Views 88 Comments

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

# aid - Saturday 23 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 23rd 2014, 7:39 AM 6,602 Views 49 Comments

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

# aid - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

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

The UNICEF chief in Gaza is doing a Reddit AMA today

Aug 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,326 Views 28 Comments

Ask her anything.

# aid - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

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

28 million people in the Middle East need humanitarian aid

Aug 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,348 Views 16 Comments

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

# aid - Sunday 17 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 17th 2014, 5:30 PM 8,256 Views 2 Comments

World Humanitarian Day takes place on 19 August.

# aid - Saturday 16 August, 2014

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

Ukraine tensions rise as Russian aid waits at border

Aug 16th 2014, 1:53 PM 7,112 Views 114 Comments

Ukraine claims it destroyed a Russian military convoy.

# aid - Friday 15 August, 2014

Russian armoured vehicles seen near Ukraine aid trucks
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian armoured vehicles seen near Ukraine aid trucks

Aug 15th 2014, 10:51 AM 6,661 Views 259 Comments

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

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