#UK Aid

  • Article: Why Aren’t We Doing More to Hold to Account White Decisions That Harm Black African Lives?

    Why Aren’t We Doing More to Hold to Account White Decisions That Harm Black African Lives?

    By Zoe Kelland|July 7, 2020

    From UK aid to Fairtrade, there are decisions being made right now that continue colonial legacies. Read more

  • Article: UK Aid Department Rocked By Budget Cuts Amid Controversial Merger

    UK Aid Department Rocked By Budget Cuts Amid Controversial Merger

    By Helen Lock|July 2, 2020

    NGO leaders are concerned that the most vulnerable groups will not be protected. Read more

  • Article: UK's DfID Gets Highest Possible Rating in 2020 Aid Transparency Index

    UK's DfID Gets Highest Possible Rating in 2020 Aid Transparency Index

    By Helen Lock|June 25, 2020

    The aid department is being merged with the Foreign Office — which got a far lower rating. Read more

  • Article: Former PMs Blair, Cameron, and Brown Unite With Charities to Condemn UK Aid Merger

    Former PMs Blair, Cameron, and Brown Unite With Charities to Condemn UK Aid Merger

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 19, 2020

    Aid agencies say merger will set back efforts to tackle global coronavirus pandemic. Read more

  • Article: Boris Johnson Scraps Department Devoted to Ending Poverty With World’s Poorest to Pay Devastating Price
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    Boris Johnson Scraps Department Devoted to Ending Poverty With World’s Poorest to Pay Devastating Price

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 16, 2020

    Let’s call it what it is: a decision that shuns responsibility and turns our back on the poorest. Read more

  • Article: African Countries Get New Tool to Predict Climate-Related Disasters

    African Countries Get New Tool to Predict Climate-Related Disasters

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 18, 2020

    Being able to track increasingly extreme weather patterns could save lives in the continent. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Pledged to Protect Up to 75 Million Children Against Deadly Diseases Through Vaccines
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    The UK Just Pledged to Protect Up to 75 Million Children Against Deadly Diseases Through Vaccines

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 30, 2020

    Vaccines are the best shield against future pandemics, like COVID-19, happening again. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Committed £200M to Fight Coronavirus in Developing Countries and Conflict Zones

    The UK Just Committed £200M to Fight Coronavirus in Developing Countries and Conflict Zones

    By Helen Lock|April 14, 2020

    The funds will help people in war zones and areas with little healthcare. Read more