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Read the latest media releases on Plan Ireland’s response to breaking international news stories as well as launches and media events. For all media queries contact Daniel English at +353 (0) 1 6599 601/ 086 3544954

Ebola Appeal

Post Date: 16.09.14

As Ebola Death Toll Rises, Plan Ireland Escalates Response

“Reports from Liberia say Situation Now “Worse than War” The death toll from West Africa’s Ebola outbreak has now risen to more than 2,400 the World Health Organisation has said,…

Ebola Hand Washing

Post Date: 09.09.14

Plan and International Medical Corps launch partnership to respond to Ebola

Global children’s development agency Plan International and International Medical Corps, a leader in global health and emergency response, have joined forces to respond to Ebola, the deadly virus spreading rapidly…

Post Date: 05.09.14

HER STORY – Wexford Premiere

Map of Egypt featuring location of Plan Country Office and Programme Units.

Post Date: 03.09.14

Syrian refugee children face poverty and instability in Egypt

ALEXANDRIA: Syrian refugee children sheltering in Egypt are facing increasingly desperate conditions, according to a global child rights charity. Plan Ireland says stressful family environments, language barriers, lack of access…

Ebola Hand Wash Bin

Post Date: 02.09.14

As Ebola Outbreak Declared “International Public Health Emergency” Plan Ireland Urges Intensified International Response

8th August 2014 As the World Health Organisation (WHO) today declared the West African Ebola epidemic an “international health emergency” Plan Ireland is continuing to combat the spread of the…

Post Date: 05.08.14

CHINA EARTHQUAKE: PLAN IRELAND ASSISTING RESPONSE IN QUAKE-HIT AREAS

Post Date: 04.08.14

CHINA EARTHQUAKE: PLAN IRELAND ASSISTING RESPONSE IN QUAKE-HIT AREAS

4 August 2014 Plan International is deploying a rapid assessment team to assist the government response to the August 3 earthquake . The 6.5 magnitude earthquake has resulted in hundreds of…

Post Date: 01.08.14

The Because I am a Girl Ball

Post Date: 29.07.14

Children without a birth certificate are ‘invisible’ during disasters

29 May 2014 CHILDREN who have not had their births registered can be at greater risk of abuse, exploitation, violence and neglect in a disaster or emergency setting, leaving them…

Post Date: 02.07.14

Inez McCormack

We wish to pay tribute to the inspirational life of Inez McCormack (pictured below with Hillary Clinton and Meryl Streep) – a champion of human rights, especially for women. We…