ITV news last night aired an insightful report on the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) fight to contain the country's worst ever Ebola outbreak. The current outbreak in eastern DRC is the largest known in the country’s history, and control …
International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt visited Bangladesh over the weekend (25 and 26 November 2017), to meet Rohingya victims of violence and persecution. At Cox’s Bazar, she saw first-hand how UK aid is saving lives with urgently needed humanitarian assistance. …
Over the weekend and today (Monday 20 November 2017), newspapers and online news outlets covered International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt’s first visit overseas to the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda where she reaffirmed UK support to the islands devastated by the recent hurricanes.
The latest on the UK's commitment to relief and reconstruction in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria .
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.
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.