Government announces funding of €500,000 to help in humanitarian crisis in Iraq

The Government has announced €500,000 in emergency funding to help with the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Iraq. Iraq The UN says 30,000 people are at risk of genocide – as they’re stranded on a mountain in the north of the country. The Department of Foreign affairs is providing 250,000 each to UNICEF and the Red Cross to help those fleeing Islamic State fighters.