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Updates

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17 Nov 2014 description
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Aid agency will be managing Ebola treatment centre by Christmas

17/11/2014

GOAL is calling on the Irish artists from the Band Aid single to visit West Africa before Christmas, and capitalise on the public support they have helped generate.

In less than five minutes after it was launched on Monday morning, sales of the Band Aid 30 single, Do They Know It’s Christmas, raised more than £1 million for the fight against Ebola in West Africa.

06 Nov 2014 description

Sección 1. Resumen Ejecutivo

GOAL, CRS y Ayuda en Acción desarrollaron el estudio Análisis y Mapeo de Mercados en Emergencia (EMMA por sus siglas en inglés) en 15 municipios afectados por la sequía del Corredor Seco en Honduras. El propósito del estudio es incrementar el entendimiento de los sistemas de mercado más críticos de las agencias de respuesta y proporcionar información para las acciones de respuesta que tienen vinculación con los mercados.

04 Nov 2014 description
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GOAL Chief Operations Officer, Jonathan Edgar will meet with British International Development Secretary, Justine Greening today (Tuesday, November 4th), to discuss the worrying escalation in the number of Ebola cases in the Port Loko region of Sierra Leone.

Although efforts to halt the virus in other parts of the country are starting to bear fruit, the focal point of the crisis in Sierra Leone has now switched to the west, where the number of new cases is rapidly outpacing available beds.

15 Oct 2014 description
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On World Food Day 2014 GOAL's Behaviour Change and Gender Officer Gillian Mckay reflects on a GOAL innovation - NIPPs - that is changing lives in Malawi.

Stunting, or small height based on age, is a problem in many of the countries in which GOAL works. It occurs as a result of long-term, chronic lack of food, as well as a result of poor hygiene, which is an issue because children who have multiple stomach bugs don't get the chance to absorb food properly.

05 Oct 2014 description
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From Crisis to Catastrophe
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From Crisis to Catastrophe - Summary

Aid agencies warn of famine next year as upsurge in fighting imminent

Agencies fear recent improvements will be wiped out as the number of severely hungry people will rise by 1 million in first three months of 2015

A group of leading aid agencies warned today that parts of South Sudan – already the world’s worse food crisis – could fall into famine early next year if the nine-month long conflict escalates as expected.

Jobs

37 entries found
24 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 24 Dec 2014 GOAL

Title: Operations Accountant
Location: GOAL HQ, Dublin
Reporting to: Senior Operations Accountant
Date : September 2013

General Description of the Role
The primary function of this role is to support GOAL’s overseas field offices on all financial issues and take full responsibility for ensuring quality control of field financial management, internal reporting and donor reporting. The majority of GOAL’s programmes are funded by major institutional donors, major donors include Irish Aid, USAID, ECHO/EU and DfID (British Government).

24 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 24 Dec 2014 GOAL

Job Title: Roving Internal Auditor
Job Location: Optional
Date Required: January 2015
Contract Type / Length: 12 months

General Description of the Role:
The purpose of internal audit and donor compliance functions within GOAL are to work with senior management to continually review and develop sufficient systems of internal control in order to manage the respective risks that the charity faces and thereby protecting all stakeholders.

24 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 24 Nov 2014 GOAL

Job Title Assistant Country Director - Programmes

Job Location Port au Prince, Haiti

Reporting To Country Director

Contract Length 12 months

Start Date 1 January 2015

GENERAL DESRIPTION OF THE PROGRAMME

24 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 05 Dec 2014 GOAL

Background:

The 2014 Ebola outbreak is the largest Ebola outbreak in history and the first in West Africa. The current outbreak is affecting multiple countries in West Africa with Sierra Leone first reporting cases in March of this year. As of September of this year Sierra Leone has reported over 2,500 cases. Based on current rates of infection it is expected that case numbers will climb significantly in the coming months. GOAL has been working in Sierra Leone for several years now and has been active in the Ebola Health response since the outbreak was declared.

24 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 24 Dec 2014 GOAL

Title: Operations Accountant
Location: GOAL HQ, Dublin
Reporting to: Senior Operations Accountant
Date : December 2014

General Description of the Role
The primary function of this role is to support GOAL’s overseas field offices on all financial issues and take full responsibility for ensuring quality control of field financial management, internal reporting and donor reporting. The majority of GOAL’s programmes are funded by major institutional donors, major donors include Irish Aid, USAID, ECHO/EU and DfID (British Government).