Posts tagged ‘Humanitarian’

The Vikings are here!

A large, multi-national, multi-site, multi-agency exercise in civil-military cooperation is taking place, and Irish NGOs are in the midst of it. – This blog post sets out the background, lets you watch fictitious TV, and invites you to read up on “civil-military cooperation”, or CIMIC.

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Continue Reading 02/04/2014 at 7:27 pm Leave a comment

World Humanitarian Day 2013 – worth celebrating?

Is World Humanitarian Day worth celebrating? What do Irish aid workers think?
(includes an overview of coverage of World Humanitarian Day 2013 in the Irish media)

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Continue Reading 14/08/2013 at 1:07 pm Leave a comment

World Humanitarian Day – Suggested Resources

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.

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Continue Reading 19/08/2011 at 9:23 am Leave a comment

Ireland’s Response to Haiti Earthquake – Facts, Figures and Challenges

On 12 January 2010, a devastating earthquake hit Haiti. The quake killed over 250,000 people and destroyed much of the country’s capital, Port au Prince, where nearly 40% of the nation’s population lived.

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Continue Reading 10/01/2011 at 11:23 am 3 comments


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