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Post Date: 26.01.15

Final Evaluation for
Irish Aid supported EQuIP programme

Plan Ireland is requesting applications from research organisations, universities, academic institutes or think tanks for the final evaluation of Plan Ireland’s flagship Education programme – ‘EQuIP’ (Education: Quality, Inclusive, Participative)….


Post Date: 20.01.15

Children return to class as schools reopen after Ebola crisis

Schools are reopening across Guinea after seven months of closure due to the Ebola crisis. Hundreds of children who have missed out on lessons since July 2014 are returning to…

Nigeria map featuring location of Plan Country Office and projects

Post Date: 20.01.15

Plan International starts operations in Nigeria

Plan International is today (20th) launching its full country operations in Nigeria on making it the 13th programme country for the organisation in West Africa and 51st globally. Plan International Nigeria will focus…

Post Date: 12.01.15

Haiti Earthquake
5 years on

Haiti, building collapse

Post Date: 11.01.15

Haiti marks 5 year anniversary of devastating earthquake

220,000 killed and 3.5 million impacted by 2010 quake On January 12, 2010, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere was struck with a 7.0 magnitude earthquake near its capital…

Post Date: 06.01.15

Plan Worldwide Annual Review 2014

Post Date: 24.12.14

Indian Ocean Tsunami 10 years on

Map, Pakistan 2014

Post Date: 16.12.14

Attack on Pakistani school shows perils children face when accessing education

Attack reminiscent of Malala Yousafzai assassination attempt The horrific attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan where latest reports state that up to 120 children have been murdered, tragically portrays…

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Post Date: 10.12.14

Malala Yousfzai’s Nobel Peace Prize gives voice to millions of girls around the world

The acceptance in December 2014 by child education activist Malala Yousafzai of the Nobel Peace Prize is a massive vindication of her campaigning work and will help give a voice to…

Philippines, Map Location Page Header 4

Post Date: 08.12.14

Typhoon Hagupit : Plan responds.

Plan Ireland is assessing and responding to the impact of today’s powerful typhoon wherever possible, even as the year’s biggest storm continues to barrel down central Philippines. The slow-moving storm…