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Minister Brophy announces €2.75 million Irish Aid response to humanitarian need in Ethiopia

07 July 2021

Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., today pledged an additional €2.75 million of Irish Aid support for the people of Ethiopia, who are experiencing a number of complex humanitarian crises.

Minister Brophy welcomes OECD recommendation on strengthening civil society

06 July 2021

Ireland was among 30 OECD countries to today approve a landmark recommendation on strengthening civil society and protecting civil society space.

Killing of three members of Medecins Sans Frontieres in Tigray, Ethiopia

25 June 2021

Minister of State for Overseas Development and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, TD, responds to the killing of three members of Medecins Sans Frontieres in Tigray, Ethiopia.

Irish Aid provides funding to Concern to respond to volcano eruption in Democratic Republic of Congo

22 June 2021

In response to the volcanic eruptions near Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., has announced €117,000 in Irish Aid funding for Concern Worldwide to provide clean water, basic sanitation to reduce the risk of a cholera outbreak in the city, and basic household kits to families that have lost everything.

Minister Brophy announces further €2 million in humanitarian assistance for the crisis in Venezuela

17 June 2021

Minister of State for Overseas Development and the Diaspora, Colm Brophy TD, today expressed his grave concern about the humanitarian situation caused by the Venezuelan migrant crisis and pledged €2m in humanitarian assistance from Ireland towards the international response to the crisis, a doubling of last year’s grant.

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