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# national crisis
National emergency declared in Somalia over locust infestation
Swarms formed in eastern Ethiopia and northern Somalia and have moved through the region.
# Boom and Bust
Property prices will rise in 2017 - with the biggest increases just outside Dublin
There was a 27% increase in planning permissions in Dublin: the figure in Munster was 42%.
# national crisis
Across the US, more and more cities are passing laws to criminalise being homeless
A new report singled out cities Hawaii, Texas and Washington for their approach to homelessness.
# consultation
'The forgotten ones': Traveller protest over accommodation set to take place outside Dáil
A separate protest is also set to take place outside of the Dáil today about Traveller-specific accommodation.