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.
An editorial published by the Guardian yesterday (Monday 12 March) and a news story last week focussed on a partnership between Saudi Arabia and DFID to work in developing countries. It came after the visit to London last week by …
International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt spoke passionately about MP Jo Cox yesterday as she paid tribute to her legacy as a humanitarian ahead of International Women’s Day. In an opinion piece published in The Times’ Red Box today, Ms Mordaunt …
Mordaunt: "Oxfam has agreed to withdraw from bidding for any new UK Government funding until DFID is satisfied that they can meet the high standards we expect of our partners"
Penny Mordaunt has announced a series of actions to tackle sexual exploitation in the aid sector, declaring it vital that the whole sector steps up.