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.
The BBC ran a full day of live radio and TV coverage on from Cox’s Bazar on Monday 15 January.
The Sunday Mirror and the Sunday People today have highlighted that UK aid is supporting retired British Gurkhas in Nepal to help take clean drinking water to the doorsteps of remote villages.
Almost three months since violence erupted in Burma, the horrific suffering and what looks to be the ethnic cleansing of more than 600,000 people continues to feature in news.
Yesterday (18 October 2017) marked Anti-Slavery Day in the UK and a range of charities, NGOs and individuals have highlighted the horrific prevalence of modern slavery.
DFID’s work has been pivotal in supporting the governments of Bangladesh and Nepal to respond quickly and effectively to help people who have been affected.