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Sarah Ireland

Sarah Ireland is Save the Children Australia’s Humanitarian Policy and Advocacy Adviser, currently based in Lebanon. Originally from Brisbane, Sarah led Save the Children’s humanitarian response work in the Philippines for Typhoon Haiyan, Typhoon Bopha, Tropical Storm Washi and the Manila floods, in Iraq for the Syria refugee crisis, in Myanmar for displacement and conflict, and back in her native Queensland responding to the 2013 floods. Sarah has a Bachelor of Journalism and a Masters in International Studies (Peace and Conflict Resolution). She is also currently studying a Masters in International Law at the University of Melbourne.

Articles by Sarah Ireland (2)

  • Bracing for the exodus from Mosul

    Joint forces are planning a major military offensive to recapture the last major Iraqi city under Islamic State control - Mosul. Fierce fighting is already raging south of the city and the escalation in military activity is likely to have an even greater humanitarian toll than the battle for Fallujah, which forced 85,000 to flee their homes. Humanitarian organisations are already overwhelmed by the needs of those displaced within Iraq.
  • Providing a future for Syria's children

    Every day, millions of Syrian children miss out on an education. Among the devastating impacts of conflict and displacement, children not sitting down to books and sums probably isn’t top of mind for most people.