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# ngo - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk

The storm is affecting nearly a million people and forcing more than 80,000 from their homes in neighbouring Malawi.

# ngo - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Canadian NGO sending 'observation team' to monitor Eighth Amendment referendum

The organisation says it wants to observe whether or not both sides “play fair”.

# ngo - Thursday 1 May, 2014

The State is failing to spot victims of trafficking, here's why...

There is still a general onus on victims to self-report according to the ESRI.

# ngo - Monday 10 March, 2014

Column: Poverty cannot be eradicated in a world where gender discrimination exists

Gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of girls and women remains a major development challenge, writes Rosamond Bennett.

# ngo - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Irish non-profit staff help save Filipino typhoon victims

300 people were taken from a ferry in the Philippines, with the help of Irish aid volunteers.

# ngo - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Column: Why are so many vital services being provided by charities in the first place?

We must – of course – question the behaviour and practises of Irish charities, but should also ask why they are providing so many vital services instead of the State, writes Ruairí McKiernan.

# ngo - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Column: Thousands of people in Ireland can't afford a basic meal every second day

Food poverty is a difficult – but very real – fact to accept in modern society. Ireland must now make a decision on how to implement a programme to tackle rising poverty and social exclusion, writes Emer Costello.

# ngo - Sunday 15 December, 2013

€3.4m funding from Gorta gives new hope to disabled youth in India

The Irish people have been thanked for their generosity in helping to establish a pioneering care centre for mentally and physically challenged children in rural India.

# ngo - Monday 2 December, 2013

Column: Tarring all charities with the same brush hurts vulnerable people

Worried about how your charitable donation is being spent? Don’t cancel your contribution, ask where it’s going – and expect a straight answer, writes CEO of Fundraising Ireland Anne Hanniffy.

# ngo - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines

The 16 tonnes of supplies are being sent from Irish Aid’s stocks in Malaysia.

# ngo - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines

The aid agency is overseeing a programme to renovate 2,000 damaged fishing boats in areas where fishing communities were devastated by the storm.

# ngo - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Column: ‘Are we really foreign agents?’ – Russia’s crackdown on civil society

For 20 years, my organisation has focused on the promotion of human rights and peace through non-violent means. So it came as a shock to us when in March this year our offices were raided by a host of authorities, writes Valentina Cherevatenko.

# ngo - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.

# ngo - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Seven per cent increase in women affected by prostitution seeking support

Ruhama, which supports women affected by sex trafficking and prostitution, helped 258 people last year — providing services to women from 32 different nationalities.

# ngo - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Israeli settlements in Palestine 'single biggest obstruction to peace'

Following a visit to Palestine, Irish MEP Emer Costello said the rapid expansion of these settlements was resulting in “the death of so many communities”.

# ngo - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Minister encourages retired public servants ‘twiddling their thumbs’ to volunteer abroad

Minister of State Joe Costello told TheJournal.ie that his department plans to launch a new civilian volunteer corps later this year.

# ngo - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Unconventional love story of the day: How one woman met her partner volunteering

Most people end up meeting their partners somewhere fairly ordinary. Not so for some of the Irish people who have found love while volunteering abroad…

# ngo - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO

The fighter jets have repeatedly hit areas held by the rebels in two districts of the city today.

# ngo - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Percentage living below the poverty line falls globally

However, a UN report reveals that a maternal death occurs every ten minutes in India.

# ngo - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Non-profit transparency database to close due to lack of funding

The database collected information and funding, salaries and spending in non-profits and charities.

# ngo - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Foreign NGO workers facing trial in Egypt

The US has warned that it could reconsider its funding to Egypt over pressure on Americans NGOs and staff.

# ngo - Friday 27 January, 2012

Eamon Gilmore begins visit to the Middle East

The Tánaiste will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his four day visit.

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