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# red-cross - This month November 2022

Opinion: Ireland has shown great leadership in protecting civilians affected by urban warfare
# Explosive Weapons
# Explosive Weapons

Opinion: Ireland has shown great leadership in protecting civilians affected by urban warfare

Nov 18th 2022, 7:00 AM 7,087 Views 4 Comments

Liam O’Dwyer and Philip Spoerri of the Red Cross welcome today’s political declaration on urban warfare expected at Dublin Castle.

# red-cross - This year 2022

Thousands of refugees may be forced back to hotels after students return
# Red Cross
# Red Cross

Thousands of refugees may be forced back to hotels after students return

Aug 8th 2022, 3:12 PM 26,027 Views 32 Comments

The Irish Red Cross said around 3,000 refugees staying in student accommodation will have to move out by the end of August.

Taoiseach: Officials vetting accommodation for refugees amid report of 'sex for housing' offer
# Refugees In Ireland
# Refugees In Ireland

Taoiseach: Officials vetting accommodation for refugees amid report of 'sex for housing' offer

Mar 15th 2022, 4:28 PM 30,464 Views 16 Comments

Taoiseach says Ireland will take in a further 500 Ukrainian refugees that are currently in Moldova.

Red Cross appeals to hackers after major cyberattack
# Hacked
# Hacked

Red Cross appeals to hackers after major cyberattack

Jan 20th 2022, 1:53 PM 11,461 Views 4 Comments

It was not immediately clear who was behind the breach.

# red-cross - Last year 2021

Noteworthy: Community-sourced ideas and crowdfunded investigations win four awards this year
# Bumper Year
# Bumper Year

Noteworthy: Community-sourced ideas and crowdfunded investigations win four awards this year

Dec 29th 2021, 7:30 AM 4,356 Views 2 Comments

The Journal’s investigative platform published 14 investigations in 2021 and scooped 4 awards.

# red-cross - All time

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 12,128 Views 7 Comments

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

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack
# Global Ban
# Global Ban

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack

Feb 16th 2019, 10:00 PM 22,499 Views 33 Comments

An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.

'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 21,412 Views 7 Comments

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Feb 24th 2018, 8:02 PM 11,140 Views 2 Comments

A murder investigation in Sligo, Fianna Fáil’s rising popularity and the death of British actress Emma Chambers…

Poll: Should first aid be compulsory in schools?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should first aid be compulsory in schools?

Jan 27th 2018, 10:00 AM 21,494 Views 79 Comments

What do you think?

Irish aid workers are helping to fight the worst humanitarian crisis in the world
# Yemen
# Yemen

Irish aid workers are helping to fight the worst humanitarian crisis in the world

Aug 20th 2017, 7:30 AM 10,054 Views 24 Comments

One in fifty people in Yemen have contracted cholera.

'Picking leaves from the trees': How locals in Yemen are surviving on the brink of famine
# Red Cross
# Red Cross

'Picking leaves from the trees': How locals in Yemen are surviving on the brink of famine

Jul 1st 2017, 4:00 PM 9,887 Views 9 Comments

People have been killed by shelling on their way to collect bread, a Red Cross aid worker said.

Tiger attacks and kills zookeeper in its cage
# Spain
# Spain

Tiger attacks and kills zookeeper in its cage

Jul 3rd 2016, 10:25 AM 25,462 Views 31 Comments

The grim discovery of the keeper’s body was made at around 5.00pm.

The Red Cross is setting up emergency drinking water points on the Shannon
# Emergency Response
# Emergency Response

The Red Cross is setting up emergency drinking water points on the Shannon

Dec 8th 2015, 8:06 PM 15,272 Views 39 Comments

Here’s where they’ll be…

How does a German master brewer wind up in the rolling hills of Wicklow?
# Long Way From Home
# Long Way From Home

How does a German master brewer wind up in the rolling hills of Wicklow?

Dec 29th 2014, 8:15 AM 12,935 Views 9 Comments

Profile: By the end of the decade, it’s hoped around 500 people will be employed in Irish micro-breweries. Mathis Korme is the country’s latest brew-master…

"Where's the local beer?": How tourist demand is driving the microbrewery boom
# Another Pint Please
# Another Pint Please

"Where's the local beer?": How tourist demand is driving the microbrewery boom

Nov 11th 2014, 8:00 AM 8,505 Views 12 Comments

A new brewery in Wicklow gets its official launch today. Its owners say they were regularly asked by tourists to recommend local beers.

Nurse in Australia being tested for Ebola
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Nurse in Australia being tested for Ebola

Oct 9th 2014, 7:17 AM 9,027 Views 21 Comments

The woman had just returned from working for the Red Cross in Sierra Leone.

Russian aid convoy begins customs check after Ukraine border delay
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian aid convoy begins customs check after Ukraine border delay

Aug 21st 2014, 3:32 PM 4,155 Views 79 Comments

Trucks were deemed a ‘Trojan horse’ by Ukrainian authorities, a claim denied by Moscow.

Ireland will take in a small number of families fleeing the violence in Iraq
# Potential Genocide
# Potential Genocide

Ireland will take in a small number of families fleeing the violence in Iraq

Aug 13th 2014, 12:24 PM 7,075 Views 65 Comments

As much as €500,000 in emergency funding will also be provided to organisations working in the area.

Ukraine isn't going to let Russia's 'humanitarian convoy' across its border
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Ukraine isn't going to let Russia's 'humanitarian convoy' across its border

Aug 12th 2014, 12:06 PM 11,885 Views 168 Comments

Russia insisted its military would not be involved in the convoy, but Kiev said Moscow could only play a role as part of a broader Red Cross mission.

Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission
# Incursion
# Incursion

Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission

Aug 9th 2014, 10:38 AM 6,876 Views 102 Comments

The move was averted through diplomatic channels.

Two people gored at the running of the bulls in Pamplona
# Gory
# Gory

Two people gored at the running of the bulls in Pamplona

Jul 9th 2014, 8:05 AM 13,411 Views 47 Comments

One person was gored in the chest and another in the leg in today’s run.

Three kidnapped Red Cross staffers are 'free and safe'
# Syria
# Syria

Three kidnapped Red Cross staffers are 'free and safe'

Oct 14th 2013, 6:50 PM 3,606 Views 13 Comments

Seven staff had been kidnapped when their convoy was stopped at a roadside.

Group of climbers rescued from Wicklow mountain in 8-hour operation
# Rescue
# Rescue

Group of climbers rescued from Wicklow mountain in 8-hour operation

Aug 25th 2013, 12:08 PM 10,651 Views 5 Comments

Three people were injured after one person fell on Luggala mountain before 5.30pm on Saturday.

North Korea agrees to reunions for families separated since the 50s
# Family Reunion
# Family Reunion

North Korea agrees to reunions for families separated since the 50s

Aug 18th 2013, 3:59 PM 6,896 Views 7 Comments

These reunions had been held for years to get families back together up until 2010 when tensions between the two countries rose again.

Red Cross asks for access to Qusair to bring food, water and medicine
# Syria
# Syria

Red Cross asks for access to Qusair to bring food, water and medicine

Jun 2nd 2013, 9:55 AM 3,654 Views 38 Comments

The charity said it was “alarmed” by the consequences of the continuing conflict in Qusair.

PICS: The 'humanitarian catastrophe' of Syrian refugee camps
# Irish Red Cross
# Irish Red Cross

PICS: The 'humanitarian catastrophe' of Syrian refugee camps

Mar 3rd 2013, 8:20 AM 4,210 Views 26 Comments

The Red Cross is on the ground at refugee camps in Jordan, where people – mainly women and children – who fled Syria await an uncertain future.

Two people rescued from highest mountain in Wicklow
# Rescue
# Rescue

Two people rescued from highest mountain in Wicklow

Dec 15th 2012, 6:45 PM 15,858 Views 28 Comments

The mountain rescue team came to the aid of a man and a young girl in separate rescue operations today.

Proposals for Korean family reunions 'rejected'
# Koreas
# Koreas

Proposals for Korean family reunions 'rejected'

Aug 10th 2012, 2:06 PM 3,132 Views 9 Comments

Families have been separated since the 1950-53 Korean War.

Councillor seeks defibrillator training for Gardaí
# First Aid
# First Aid

Councillor seeks defibrillator training for Gardaí

Aug 8th 2012, 2:38 PM 4,721 Views 32 Comments

Gardaí say they have suspended a defibrillator pilot programme in Blanchardstown and are evaluating a pilot in Kilkenny.

20,000 flee ethnic clashes in southern Ethiopia
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

20,000 flee ethnic clashes in southern Ethiopia

Jul 28th 2012, 6:41 PM 2,985 Views 0 Comments

At least 18 people have been killed in the fighting in the south of the country.

The progression in world views on Syria's conflict
# Syria
# Syria

The progression in world views on Syria's conflict

Jul 16th 2012, 2:00 PM 2,052 Views 1 Comment

Take a look at how the views of world leaders progressed since the start of the Syrian protests.

Civil war declared in Syria as fighting escalates
# Syria
# Syria

Civil war declared in Syria as fighting escalates

Jul 16th 2012, 9:16 AM 2,090 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, the UN is pressing China and Russia to back tougher action against Bashar Assad.

GALLERY: Red Cross teams deal with (fake) injuries across Dundalk
# Red Cross
# Red Cross

GALLERY: Red Cross teams deal with (fake) injuries across Dundalk

Jul 10th 2012, 7:30 AM 6,170 Views 6 Comments

This year’s First Aid Convention Europe was hosted by the Irish Red Cross in Louth this week.

Cork flood victims to get emergency cash for food
# Flood Relief
# Flood Relief

Cork flood victims to get emergency cash for food

Jul 3rd 2012, 11:04 AM 4,466 Views 4 Comments

The first grants of up to €1000 are expected to be made this week as the recovery effort continues.

British doctor killed by captors in Pakistan
# Murder
# Murder

British doctor killed by captors in Pakistan

Apr 29th 2012, 1:02 PM 2,272 Views 6 Comments

The body of 60-year-old Khalil Rasjed Dale, who had been working for the Red Cross, was found four months after he was kidnapped.

See the posters that lured the 'Lost Generation' to war
# WWI
# WWI

See the posters that lured the 'Lost Generation' to war

Apr 22nd 2012, 3:42 PM 5,139 Views 12 Comments

A selection from the Library of Congress’ 1914-1920 collection.

Ireland to pledge €500,000 in response to Syria crisis
# Syria
# Syria

Ireland to pledge €500,000 in response to Syria crisis

Mar 5th 2012, 6:45 AM 1,156 Views 25 Comments

Half a million euro will be made available to humanitarian agencies working in Syria.

Still no access to Baba Amr for Red Cross in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Still no access to Baba Amr for Red Cross in Syria

Mar 3rd 2012, 7:08 PM 1,340 Views 8 Comments

Those suffering in the besieged neighbourhood in Homs have gone weeks without any humanitarian aid.

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