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#Humanitarian Crisis

# humanitarian-crisis - Sunday 1 September, 2019

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

More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre

Sep 1st 2019, 4:33 PM 12,091 Views 7 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 25th 2018, 8:03 AM 5,345 Views 2 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Thursday 13 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 13th 2018, 1:22 PM 6,759 Views 5 Comments

The announcement was made by the UN today.

# humanitarian-crisis - Saturday 10 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 10th 2018, 7:15 AM 7,757 Views 2 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Friday 13 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 13th 2018, 1:19 PM 11,145 Views 79 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Monday 29 May, 2017

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

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

May 29th 2017, 6:05 AM 8,316 Views 29 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Saturday 25 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 25th 2017, 2:00 PM 8,784 Views 8 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 14th 2017, 7:15 AM 5,644 Views 8 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea
# Humanitarian Crisis
# Humanitarian Crisis

42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea

Sep 21st 2016, 10:39 PM 12,351 Views 127 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 8th 2015, 2:19 PM 18,127 Views 142 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Monday 7 September, 2015

Bono: 'These people are refugees, not migrants'
# Humanitarian Crisis
# Humanitarian Crisis

Bono: 'These people are refugees, not migrants'

Sep 7th 2015, 9:50 AM 15,331 Views 122 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Thursday 11 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 11th 2014, 1:10 PM 55 Views 6 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 24th 2014, 5:52 PM 10,144 Views 44 Comments

Not very.

# humanitarian-crisis - Sunday 22 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 22nd 2014, 7:30 PM 70 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.

# humanitarian-crisis - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 17th 2014, 2:27 PM 3,638 Views 12 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 5th 2013, 7:00 PM 48 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.

# humanitarian-crisis - Thursday 28 February, 2013

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

Wave of Syrian refugees 'overwhelming' aid efforts: Oxfam

Feb 28th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,636 Views 2 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

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

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

Jan 30th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,447 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.

# humanitarian-crisis - Sunday 29 July, 2012

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

Pictures: The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

Jul 29th 2012, 1:00 PM 2,432 Views 0 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Monday 9 July, 2012

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

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

Jul 9th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,037 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.

# humanitarian-crisis - Sunday 8 April, 2012

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

Why is George Clooney watching Sudan via satellite?

Apr 8th 2012, 10:00 AM 4,015 Views 7 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Thursday 12 January, 2012

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

Half a million people still living in camps in Haiti

Jan 12th 2012, 1:54 PM 1,237 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.

# humanitarian-crisis - Friday 19 August, 2011

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

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

Aug 19th 2011, 8:00 AM 24 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.

# humanitarian-crisis - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Somali refugees moved as camps overflow
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali refugees moved as camps overflow

Aug 2nd 2011, 11:07 AM 189 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.

# humanitarian-crisis - Friday 22 July, 2011

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

Nearly 800,000 children in Somalia face immediate death

Jul 22nd 2011, 6:00 PM 911 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.

# humanitarian-crisis - Friday 15 July, 2011

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

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

Jul 15th 2011, 8:22 AM 579 Views 13 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Thursday 14 July, 2011

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

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

Jul 14th 2011, 4:20 PM 647 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.

# humanitarian-crisis - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

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

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

Jul 6th 2011, 9:24 AM 581 Views 8 Comments

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

# humanitarian-crisis - Monday 18 April, 2011

Ground invasion by the West in Libya ruled out once again
# Libya
# Libya

Ground invasion by the West in Libya ruled out once again

Apr 18th 2011, 10:50 AM 320 Views 2 Comments

Rebel troops struggle to gain a foothold as the humanitarian crisis worsens. Aid has been approved for the capital Tripoli.