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# plan-ireland - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

No country in the world gives women the same power, pay and rights it gives to men

Plan Ireland published a report today that highlighted gender inequality.

# plan-ireland - Friday 8 August, 2014

Ebola declared a 'public health emergency of international concern'

Meanwhile, WHO is to hold an ethics meeting next week over the use of experimental treatment to target Ebola.

# plan-ireland - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads

Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.

# plan-ireland - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers

The deadly virus has already killed more than 60 people and infected many more.

# plan-ireland - Monday 24 March, 2014

Ebola outbreak in Guinea 'could become regional epidemic'

Plan Ireland has warned that the virus could spread to neighbouring countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

# plan-ireland - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Irish aid workers in Philippines report roads 'blocked due to dead bodies'

Plan Ireland has launched an emergency appeal, commenting that reports have underestimated the numbers of people who will need help to repair their homes and get their lives back on track.

# plan-ireland - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Ireland falls farther behind on international aid commitment

For a sixth year in a row, funding for Irish Aid was cut bringing it down to €602 million.

# plan-ireland - Friday 11 October, 2013

Women and children 14 times more likely to die during disasters

Adolescent girls in disasters are being drastically failed when they are at their most vulnerable, says CEO of Plan Ireland.

# plan-ireland - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Being a girl in Ireland vs Being a girl in Sierra Leone

The ‘Her Story’ exhibition explores the similarities and differences.

# plan-ireland - Monday 18 March, 2013

Mary Robinson appointed UN Special Envoy for African Great Lakes region

The announcement was welcomed by NGOs working in the region as well as Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.

# plan-ireland - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

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

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.

# plan-ireland - Thursday 11 October, 2012

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Happy International Day of the Girl

Today, the world celebrates the girl child.

# plan-ireland - Monday 27 August, 2012

35 tonnes of Irish aid flown to Niger after floods

Severe floods struck the regions of Tillaberi and Dosso earlier this month, following on the heels of a food crisis and refugee crisis.

# plan-ireland - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Flash flooding displaces thousands in Niger

Plan Ireland has said that children are at risk of waterborne diseases because of their weaker immune systems

# plan-ireland - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Niger: Food crisis affecting 13 million in West Africa

Cereal production has fallen by as much as 62 per cent in some countries.

# plan-ireland - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Half a million people still living in camps in Haiti

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.

# plan-ireland - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

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Charity auction t-shirts to redress the gender balance

MTV host Laura Whitmore and list of stylists and designers auction one-off tees for gender equality campaign.

# plan-ireland - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Column: Men need to help with gender equality - but it's good for them too

Ireland has a huge way to go in terms of gender equality but the onus is on men to do something about it, says Plan Ireland CEO David Dalton.

# plan-ireland - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Death toll rising amid cholera epidemic in Cameroon

Almost 8,000 people have been diagnosed with the disease so far as aid organisations struggle to contain the outbreak.