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# Crises

Last year
2022
# Crises
'We have energy security issues': EU's battle to cut Russian gas, quit fossil fuels, and protect supply
The Journal spoke to Irish MEPs about what they believe must be done to reduce energy dependency on Russia while also protecting the climate and supply.
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# Crises
'We don't discharge people to the streets': The hospital dilemma of how to discharge a homeless person
32 homeless patients were admitted to St James’s Hospital during each of the months of September, October and November.
# Foreign Affairs
Over 800 Irish people were caught up in major crises abroad in 2015
The Department of Foreign Affairs has released its annual report for 2015, which also highlights an increase in passports issued.
# Homelessness
Child worried that Santa wouldn't find him because he was in emergency accommodation
Barnardos says that children are the hidden victims of the housing crises.
# evicted
'Mam I'm not going to school today, what if the kids ask me where I live'
Evicted mothers describe the emergency accommodation they’re forced to live in due to the housing crises.
# Cholera
Flash flooding displaces thousands in Niger
Plan Ireland has said that children are at risk of waterborne diseases because of their weaker immune systems
# Unfreedom
President warns of democratic and intellectual crises
Michael D Higgins told the audience at the LSE that if Ireland had retained some of the elements of its national revival, the economic collapse may not be as bad as it is.
# Crises
Political and media interests direct international response to disaster: Oxfam
The humanitarian organisation says government responses to crises remains ‘too little, too late’.