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Shelter and the Rise of Cities

The majority of the world’s 7 billion people live in urban areas. More than one billion of these – or one in three urban residents – live in inadequate housing with no, or only a few basic resources such as access to safe water or sanitation, refuse collection, etc. Generally,

Drought in East Africa whiteboard resources

This short whiteboard resource explores issues relating to drought, famine, food and the geography of the crisis in East Africa. Designed as a teacher resource for primary schools, it uses Trócaire’s responses to the crisis in order to illustrate actions as stories for pupils to explore and engage with. Through

Arms, ‘consensus’ and human development

Source: IMG_5419 by controlarms, Flickr I don’t know about yours but my dictionary suggests that the word consensus means ‘general agreement’ or ‘majority opinion’.  The reason I raise the issue is that over the past month, negotiators from some 170 countries have been discussing a UN arms treaty, which needed

The homeless aren’t just for Christmas

It’s that time of the year again when news bulletins start carrying pieces on homelessness, or elderly people living alone, and weather forecasters start early predictions of whether or not it will snow on Christmas Day.

Will you be my sponsor?

Published November 27, 2012 Many of us have heard of the Africa for Norway campaign by now, but have you heard about the Rusty Radiator Awards? Created in 2013 by the same folk who came up with the genius Radi-aid Campaign, these awards set out to ‘name and shame’ by

Debating Climate Change

The world will no longer be divided by the ideologies of ‘left’ and ‘right’ but by those who accept ecological limits and those who don’t. Wolfgang Sachs, Wuppertal Institute The concept of climate change was first raised in scientific circles in the late 1800s. In recent decades climate change has been the