The UK’s team of five experts have arrived in Jakarta this evening, and will immediately begin work on helping to co-ordinate the international response. An additional humanitarian expert has deployed today to provide further support.
As the second largest bilateral donor to the humanitarian response in Syria since 2011, UK aid is at the forefront of the humanitarian response
The Daily Mail today (Saturday 4 August) reports that the UK is to double its funding of a scheme that gives cash and debit card payments directly to needy families in developing countries. This is based on a commitment The Department For …
Today, the International Development Secretary gave a speech at Policy Exchange in London today (Thursday 28 June 2018) setting out how development and defence can work more closely together and how the UK is doing its bit for Commonwealth veterans. …
This week, ITV News and BBC News have reported from Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on the Rohingya crisis, showing disturbing footage of victims of violence and persecution who have made the treacherous journey from Burma to Bangladesh.
Today’s Mail on Sunday and MailOnline claims to have uncovered corruption, fraud and sexual exploitation of refugees in Uganda. An investigation into these allegations last year resulted in all payments to the humanitarian response in Uganda being suspended as soon as …
Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt announces new UK aid package of life-saving support which will help treat patients in Gaza.
Media including the Mail, Guardian and the Today programme have covered a report by the International Development Committee on Bangladesh, Burma and the Rohingya crisis where they are calling for the UK Government to make changes to its policy in Burma including reframing our aid programmes.
The Daily Telegraph reports today (Thursday 22 March) that the International Development Secretary has launched an £11 million fund to find innovative ways to deliver aid in war zones.
The International Development Committee (IDC) published its report into monsoon preparedness in Cox’s Bazar, where almost a million persecuted Rohingya people are living in the fragile and cramped camps. This has been reported in the Mirror.