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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 Mike Mansfield at +353 (0) 1 6599 601/ 087 920 4365

Dóchas Annual Conference in Croke Park

Post Date: 15.05.15

Plan Ireland Scoops
Prestigious Development Sector Award

By Vanina Trojan, Plan Ireland Programme Coordinator, It is with great pleasure that I share the news that the Plan Ireland was awarded a major accolade at the Dochas (Irish Association…

nepal earthquake relief and donation plan

Post Date: 12.05.15

Mega Earthquake hits Nepal, worsening an already devastating situation

Additional emergency relief for affected communities has never been more critical following today’s mega 7.3-magnitude earthquake that shook an already devastated country, says NGO, Plan Ireland. Strong tremors were felt…

Irish aid stock

Post Date: 05.05.15

Plan airlifts emergency supplies to cut-off areas

Race against time to deliver vast volume of urgent aid to devastated isolated villages Plan Ireland teams have today (4th), started airlifting emergency relief items provided by the Irish government…

Urmila

Post Date: 01.05.15

#URMILA
When I close my eyes, I hear people crying

1 May 2015: Posted by Urmila Chaudhary, Because I am a Girl campaign ambassador Urmila, 23, is now trying to return to her family home Urmila Chaudhary – a former…

DSC_2150-lpr

Post Date: 26.04.15

#Nepal Earthquake
Rescue teams reporting widespread destruction in rural areas

Humanitarian development NGO Plan Ireland is preparing for the coordinated distribution of immediate aid and trying to reach remote and cut-off rural communities to assess the immediate needs of impacted…

DSC_2150-lpr

Post Date: 25.04.15

Plan Ireland preparing to respond to
devastating Nepal quake

Plan Ireland is in place in Nepal and set to launch a humanitarian response to the massive April 25 earthquake that has caused widespread devastation. Plan has an extensive presence…

Malaria net

Post Date: 24.04.15

Malaria mortality rates have decreased by nearly half since 2000 – but lots still to be done

In the last 15 years, Malaria has gone from being a neglected disease to one that is a priority for the international health community and for governments. Plan began implementing…

Graphic, BIAAG, #bringbackourgirls

Post Date: 14.04.15

One Year On #‎BringBackOurGirls‬

On the night of 14–15 April 2014, over 270 female students were abducted from their hostel at the Government Secondary School in the town of Chibok in Borno State in…

Ebola Hand Washing

Post Date: 10.04.15

Renewed efforts needed to combat Ebola

With the rainy season fast approaching, this is the time for a renewed effort to fight Over the past few weeks there has been a moderate increase of new cases…

The airlift includes thousands of blankets, tents, soap, jerry cans and other urgent supplies, pictured here on arrival.

Post Date: 31.03.15

#BOKO HARAM
Plan Ireland distributes vital aid to Nigerian Refugees

Irish Aid has dispatched over 87 tonnes of Irish stocks to assist refugees fleeing from the ongoing conflict between military forces and Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria, through Plan Ireland….