Posts tagged ‘Humanitarian Aid’
Some key illustrations of the successes being achieved, through development aid.
A very good, and short, critique of commonly heard criticism of international development cooperation (or “overseas aid”)
Anyone wondering why Ireland continues to spend money on overseas aid, take your pick from these quotes from the last week: Speeches by Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore
Dóchas key word analysis of Dáil and Seanad debates since 1974 shows growing parliamentary interest in development cooperation.
The review of the Government White Paper on Irish Aid is getting into full swing. Irish Aid has recently added some information on the review to its website and they also plan to publish a Review discussion document by December.
Over many years of responding to droughts, Irish NGOs have learned a number of important lessons about the complex relationships between drought, food scarcity and famine.
Today is World Humanitarian Day. A day to celebrate the dedication of all those people working to help victims of disaster, hunger, disease and conflict. And here are some resources for further reading.
A comment, and summary, of a recent article in Dutch daily NRC Handelsblad, which listed 14 reasons why people should not help the victims of the famine in Somalia – and then gave one reason why they should.