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# Humanitarian Aid

This week
16th June 2024 - 21st June 2024
Israel announces ‘tactical pause’ during daylight hours in southern Gaza to increase aid flow
This year
US military begin construction of temporary pier off Gaza coast for delivery of aid
UN Human Rights Council demands halt to all arms sales to Israel
It is the first time the United Nations top rights body has taken a position on the conflict.
The Erez crossing in northern Gaza will be temporarily reopened for the first time since the Hamas attack on 7 October.
Netanyahu's office also said Israel would allow its port in Ashdod to process aid shipments bound for Gaza.
UN Human Rights Chief: 'Plausible' that Israel is using starvation as weapon of war
Twelve people reportedly drowned trying to wade into the sea to get aid packages that went astray.
Hamas has called on the United States to stop its airdrop deliveries of aid into Gaza.
The Palestinian Authority (PA) has announced the formation of a new Cabinet as it faces international pressure to reform.
UN: 'Delivering aid to Gaza is like navigating a brutal obstacle course'
President Michael D Higgins issues strongly worded statement calling for a ceasefire in Gaza
The President said the “world has been warned” of the consequences of inaction in Gaza.
Joe Biden says US to begin dropping aid into Gaza as fears of famine grow
UN says Israel 'systematically' blocking Gaza aid access
Last year
Israel to carry out examinations of relief supplies entering into Gaza
Failure to observe humanitarian law 'can’t be inconsequential', Varadkar tells conference on Gaza
Israeli diplomat in Dublin deletes claim that Ireland funded Hamas tunnels in Gaza
Besieged Palestinians await arrival of aid trucks promised in deal struck by Biden
EU triple aid to Palestine as leaders struggle to find common ground
'Get real': Tánaiste defends rifle training for Ukrainian soldiers, says it's 'non-lethal' aid
Blasts rock Khartoum as warring sides meet to prevent 'humanitarian catastrophe'
All time
Aid bodies suspend Afghanistan operations after ban on women aid workers
'An economic implosion': Afghanistan's hunger crisis explained
Widely criticised trial of Irishman in Greece adjourned, moved to appeals court
Rare cooperation between Russia and US sees cross-border aid to Syria continue
Opinion: In makeshift refugee camps a lost generation of Syrian children cling to hope
Aine Costigan
Coveney announces further €2 million of government funding for Palestinian people
Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'
Simon Coveney
Mark Zuckerberg apologises for use of VR video to highlight Puerto Rico aid message
Two leading charities, Oxfam Ireland and GOAL, enter into merger negotiations
Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti
Ireland is giving €7.5 million to help Syrian people
Irish Naval Service crew to be given medals for assistance with migrant crisis
Russian military helicopter shot down over Syria
Aid will finally reach 500,000 besieged Syrians today but peace is a long way off
Ireland is giving more money to help people suffering in Syria
Column: Syria is the humanitarian tragedy of our generation, yet most people just shrug their shoulders
Barry Andrews
28 million people in the Middle East need humanitarian aid
Ukraine isn't going to let Russia's 'humanitarian convoy' across its border
Nearly 11 million Syrians are in urgent need of humanitarian aid
This video of a fictional civil war in the West is the daily reality for children in Syria
Latest round of Irish humanitarian funding for Syrian crisis announced
Ireland is providing another €12 million in Syrian aid
Plane filled with aid from "generous" Irish leaves for Philippines
Column: “Being caught with patients is like being caught with a weapon”
Jane-Ann McKenna
Column: Are you in or out? Welcome to the great digital divide
John Roche