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Negatives of aid

Countries become dependent on aid
Corruption - aid can be stolen
Tied aid - richer country can benefit mire
More spending on arms and weapons

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Ireland's aid programme Bilateral aid - Ethiopia

€26 mil in 2013
One of poorest countries in world
Irish Aid since 1994
Focuses on: Food security, Health, Education, HIV/AIDS, Governance

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Ireland's aid programme - Bilateral aid to Ethiopia
Food security

Work for food programme - exchange labour for food or wages, saves lives - 7 mil from starvation.
Supports work to provide sustainable food supply

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Ireland's aid programme - Bilateral aid to Ethiopia
Health

€16 mil on health centres, vaccinations, drugs, school supplies
Construction of water pipes and wells

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Ireland's aid programme - Bilateral aid to Ethiopia
Education

Support for 30,000 healthcare workers - education 9 assistance to ensure babies delivered safely

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Ireland's aid programme - Bilateral aid to Ethiopia
HIV/AIDs

Estimate 2 mil live with HIV/AIDS
1 mil children orphaned by it
14% Irish aid spent on work against it

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Ireland's aid programme - Bilateral aid to Ethiopia
Governance

6% Irish aid spent on governance issues
Reforming shstems, supporting human rights, tackling corruption

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Ireland's aid programme - Multilateral aid

To UN + EU each year
€95.4m to UN, €23m to EU in 2010
Many used in aid programmes

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Ireland's aid programme - Emergency aid

Philippines in 2010 - tents and blankets to 350,000 homeless people

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Ireland's aid programme - Ireland's NGOs

Contribute to developing countries
Educate people to provide for own needs
Trócaire, Concern, Bóthar, Goal

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Positives of aid

Vital in times of natural disaster.
Healthcare and education improve
Relationships and links can be forged
NGOs help up skill local people to help themselves.