Together we are Stronger. Together we are Making an Impact.
With the more than €300,000 raised by the Irish public, the Irish Emergency Alliance was able to reach around 65,000 vulnerable people impacted by conflict and displacement as well as the coronavirus pandemic in seven countries in Africa and Asia.
Responses by the six Irish member agencies included providing cash for families who had lost income through lockdown, handing out ‘covid care kits’ containing soap and masks to help prevent the spread of coronavirus as well as sharing vital health information on how best to avoid catching and spreading the virus.
Thanks to our Coronavirus Appeal, we were able to ensure many children in Melut County, South Sudan, remained in education throughout lockdown and had a safe return to classrooms when schools reopened.
Thanks to the support of the Irish public, we helped over 4,000 children to keep safe from coronavirus in Minawo refugee camp and the local community in Northern Cameroon.
Thanks to the Irish public's support for our Coronavirus Appeal, we were able to help hundreds of refugees & people in host communities in Lebanon to protect themselves from the virus.
Close to two and a half thousand children at schools in Baringo county in northern Kenya received re-usable masks and training in safe usage, as the Irish Emergency Alliance continued its roll out of coronavirus protective equipment in East Africa.