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.
The UK’s commitment to relief and reconstruction in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria continued this week.
The latest on the UK's commitment to relief and reconstruction in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria .
There has been further media coverage today about Hurricane Maria which is hitting islands across the Caribbean.
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.
The Daily Mail has reported on £1.6 million worth of medication that was not used following the Ebola crisis three years ago.
There has been widespread coverage of the International Development Secretary’s visit to Nigeria with the Foreign Secretary.
There has been widespread media coverage of DFID for World Humanitarian Day 2017 as we highlighted the incredible work of frontline humanitarian staff.
The UK was among the first to respond to this emergency and at the heart of the crisis co-ordination. Within hours, UK personnel were able to assist at the scene and today we have announced an emergency £5 million package of vital humanitarian assistance.
Cash transfers get aid directly to the poorest who need it most and cut out the middle man. The use of biometric technology makes this scheme in Pakistan one of the most secure payment systems for cash transfers in the world.