#DfID

  • Article: How UK Aid Is Promoting Hand Washing Around the World to Fight COVID-19

    How UK Aid Is Promoting Hand Washing Around the World to Fight COVID-19

    By Helen Lock|April 8, 2020

    The £100 million programme aims to reach up to a billion of the world’s poorest people. Read more

  • Article: What Is UK Aid Doing to Fight Coronavirus Globally?

    What Is UK Aid Doing to Fight Coronavirus Globally?

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 25, 2020

    Britain is joining in the global efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus. Read more

  • Article: This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 19, 2020

    The supercomputer predicts weather conditions that create perfect breeding grounds for locusts. Read more

  • Article: Britain Could Be Quietly Giving More Power Over Aid Spending to the Foreign Office

    Britain Could Be Quietly Giving More Power Over Aid Spending to the Foreign Office

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 11, 2020

    It means less transparency over the funds intended to help the world’s poorest people. Read more

  • Article: You Took Action to Protect UK Aid in the Cabinet Reshuffle. And It Worked!
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    You Took Action to Protect UK Aid in the Cabinet Reshuffle. And It Worked!

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 14, 2020

    The Department for International Development (DfID) isn’t going anywhere. Read more

  • Article: This Woman’s Story Shows How One UK Organisation Is Saving Lives in Somaliland

    This Woman’s Story Shows How One UK Organisation Is Saving Lives in Somaliland

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 12, 2020

    Hawa, from Somaliland, was able to have an emergency C-section that saved her life. Read more

  • Article: New UK Aid Pledge Will Combat Spread of Coronavirus in Developing Countries
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    New UK Aid Pledge Will Combat Spread of Coronavirus in Developing Countries

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 11, 2020

    Stopping the spread of coronavirus requires strong global health systems. Read more

  • Article: Prime Minister Boris Johnson Calls for an Overhaul of UK Aid Spending
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    Prime Minister Boris Johnson Calls for an Overhaul of UK Aid Spending

    By Helen Lock|Jan. 29, 2020

    It could move UK aid away from poverty alleviation in favour of the UK's own interests. Read more