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What UK aid is doing to help stop the spread of Ebola

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Today (Monday 19 August), World Humanitarian Day, International Development Secretary Alok Sharma announced he would allocate £8 million of UK aid for Ebola preparedness for the countries neighbouring the DRC such as Uganda, South Sudan, Burundi and Rwanda. Trusted partners on …

Rory Stewart announces UK aid’s biggest ever single direct commitment to tackle climate change in Africa

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International Development Secretary announces package to help Africa deal with climate change and move away from fossil fuels during a two day visit to Kenya.

How UK aid is helping to find cures for diseases and develop super crops

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The Newton Fund is helping to tackle the zika virus, prevent birth defects, develop drought resistant crops and reduce hunger. Tackling global issues like these is both beneficial for the developing world as well as in the UK’s national interest.