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ActionAid Ireland Appoints Karol Balfe as CEO

  • Date: 15/09/2021
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

We are delighted to announce that Karol Balfe recently joined ActionAid Ireland as CEO. In her new role, Karol will oversee ActionAid’s work on women and children’s human rights. ActionAid Ireland, established in 1983, is part of a global federation working with 25 million people in 45 countries. ActionAid takes a human rights-based approach and.....

ActionAid Rodney Rice Board Chairman, Finance and Accountablity

An Appreciation of Rodney Rice, former Chair of ActionAid Ireland

  • Date: 31/08/2021
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

The ActionAid team and Board would like to extend our sympathies to the family of the former Chairperson of our Board, Rodney Rice, who passed away on Sunday. Rodney, a trailblazing journalist and broadcaster, served on the ActionAid Ireland Board for over seven years from 2011 to 2018. He was a Director and then Chairperson......

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Families in urgent need of food, water and shelter as thousands flee to Afghanistan’s cities

  • Date: 31/08/2021
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

Away from the chaotic and terrifying scenes at Kabul airport, a humanitarian crisis is unfolding on the streets of Afghanistan’s cities.  ActionAid Afghanistan is carrying out urgent needs assessments in Mazar E Sharief, Herat and Kabul. Thousands of people who have fled tensions in surrounding provinces, are in desperate need of emergency relief.  Food, emergency.....

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