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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 Hand Wash Bin

Post Date: 24.10.14

As First case of Ebola confirmed in Mali Plan Ireland responds

The Malian government yesterday (23rd) confirmed the first case of Ebola in the country. It reported that a two-year-old girl who tested positive for the virus had come from neigbouring…

Malala Raise Hand

Post Date: 10.10.14

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

Accolade comes on eve of International Day of the Girl The announcement this morning that child education activist Malala Yousafzai has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize is a massive…

Group Shot BIAAG Report Launch

Post Date: 07.10.14

Latest Because I am a Girl Report Published

“Girls face double discrimination because of their age and gender” Today, (7th) Plan Ireland published the latest in its series of State of the World’s Girls reports which are part…

Ebola Hand Wash Bin

Post Date: 22.09.14

Government Funding for Ebola Crisis Welcome as Food Supplies Run Dangerously Low

The decision by the Irish Government to provide €600,000 and emergency supplies to tackle the Ebola crisis is West Africa is a positive development as the virus continues to take…

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,…

Post Date: 10.09.14

2014 Annual Report and Financial Statements Published

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…