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Famine in South Sudan

Famine in South Sudan

Statement from International Development Secretary Priti Patel and summary of how UK aid is already helping.

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Minister Wharton emphasises need for peace in South Sudan

Minister Wharton emphasises need for peace in South Sudan

International Development Minister James Wharton reinforces the UK’s commitment to the people of South Sudan suffering from severe drought and conflict, and reiterates urgent need for peace.

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UK scales up humanitarian relief efforts in Somalia

UK scales up humanitarian relief efforts in Somalia

International Development Secretary Priti Patel visits Somalia to urge partners to deliver assistance to save lives and avert a famine.

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Update on DFID’s partnership with Girl Effect

Update on DFID’s partnership with Girl Effect

Update on DFID’s partnership with Girl Effect.

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New UK support for people of Mosul as Iraq winter sets in

New UK support for people of Mosul as Iraq winter sets in

International Development Minister Rory Stewart announces new support during Iraq visit

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UK to make disability a global priority

UK to make disability a global priority

International Development Secretary announces new focus on disability on International Day for People with Disabilities

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New UK action against modern slavery protects women at risk from trafficking in Med

New UK action against modern slavery protects women at risk from trafficking in Med

Priti Patel has announced investments to protect refugees at risk of being trafficked in the Mediterranean region will be doubled.

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UK to create more jobs in poorest countries through new CDC Bill

UK to create more jobs in poorest countries through new CDC Bill

International Development Secretary Priti Patel presents Bill to Parliament to ensure UK can continue to create more jobs and boost economic growth in the poorest countries.

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New support boosts Britain’s lead in global drive to tackle violence against girls and women

New support boosts Britain’s lead in global drive to tackle violence against girls and women

Britain is stepping up its efforts as a global leader in the fight to eradicate violence against women and girls, announced Priti Patel.

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Wharton: UK reiterates its commitment to the DRC

Wharton: UK reiterates its commitment to the DRC

International Development Minister James Wharton returns from the DRC where he urged timely elections for the first ever peaceful transition of power.

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Priti Patel statement on bombardment of Aleppo

Priti Patel statement on bombardment of Aleppo

The International Development Secretary responds to reports that there are no functioning hospitals in Eastern Aleppo

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UK reinforces strong historic ties to Malawi

UK reinforces strong historic ties to Malawi

International Development Minister James Wharton has completed his first visit to Malawi to see how UK aid is supporting hundreds of thousands of people during a prolonged food crisis.

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Priti Patel honours our Armed Forces on Armistice Day

Priti Patel honours our Armed Forces on Armistice Day

Statement from the International Development Secretary paying tribute to service men and women, past and present.

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UK stands by Sierra Leone on first anniversary of the end of Ebola

UK stands by Sierra Leone on first anniversary of the end of Ebola

UK support will help develop resilient health systems, improve education and increase access to clean water and electricity.

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UK to focus innovation and research on tackling global challenges

UK to focus innovation and research on tackling global challenges

Humanitarian responses, infectious diseases and tackling child exploitation will be the focus of UK investment in research.

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New UK support for jobs, trade and investment to boost economic development in Africa

New UK support for jobs, trade and investment to boost economic development in Africa

International Development Secretary Priti Patel pledges more help to create jobs, build livelihoods and support the poorest people in Africa to work their way out of poverty, during visit to Kenya.

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UK pledges medical aid and supplies for Mosul

UK pledges medical aid and supplies for Mosul

New support will improve living conditions in camps and informal settlements across northern Iraq

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UK pledges medical aid and supplies for Mosul

UK pledges medical aid and supplies for Mosul

New support will improve living conditions in camps and informal settlements across northern Iraq

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UK welcomes UAE’s support on tackling global challenges

UK welcomes UAE’s support on tackling global challenges

International Development Secretary Priti Patel welcomed the UAE’s humanitarian assistance for some of the world's biggest challenges.

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UK steps up support to end modern slavery and child exploitation globally

UK steps up support to end modern slavery and child exploitation globally

UK will prioritise ending modern slavery and child exploitation around the world.

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UK tackles threat of major cholera spike in the wake of Hurricane Matthew

UK tackles threat of major cholera spike in the wake of Hurricane Matthew

International Development Secretary commits new support

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UK provides support and expertise to help victims of Hurricane Matthew

UK provides support and expertise to help victims of Hurricane Matthew

The UK is committing up to £5 million of initial support to help thousands of people in Haiti affected by Hurricane Matthew, Priti Patel announced today.

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UK challenges World Bank to work smarter and harder to end aid dependency

UK challenges World Bank to work smarter and harder to end aid dependency

The world’s poorest people will continue to be blocked from opportunities for jobs and wealth creation unless the World Bank radically reforms, International Development Secretary Priti Patel will say in Washington DC this weekend.

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British experts sent to help victims of Hurricane Matthew

British experts sent to help victims of Hurricane Matthew

UK sends out humanitarian experts to help those affected by Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean.

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UK sets out long term support for stable, secure and prosperous Afghanistan to 2020

UK sets out long term support for stable, secure and prosperous Afghanistan to 2020

International Development Secretary Priti Patel announced today new UK assistance to Afghanistan.

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Minister Wharton hails UK’s strong partnership with Rwanda

Minister Wharton hails UK’s strong partnership with Rwanda

International Development Minister James Wharton returns from his first visit to Rwanda, where he saw the life-changing impact of UK aid.

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UK and private sector to help the world’s poorest women into better jobs

UK and private sector to help the world’s poorest women into better jobs

International Development Secretary announces new programme to empower women in business supply chains.

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Lifesaving UK investment in Global Fund announced

Lifesaving UK investment in Global Fund announced

Investment made alongside targets to ensure maximum impact

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International Development Minister Rory Stewart concludes Asia visit to promote peace, security and prosperity in the region

International Development Minister Rory Stewart concludes Asia visit to promote peace, security and prosperity in the region

Rory Stewart visits Burma, Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan on first trip to the region since becoming International Development Minister.

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UK supports Dr Kim’s World Bank presidential bid

UK supports Dr Kim’s World Bank presidential bid

Secretary of State for International Development, Priti Patel, pledges support for Dr Jim Yong Kim’s candidacy for World Bank president.

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Minister Wharton emphasises Britain’s support in Nigeria

Minister Wharton emphasises Britain’s support in Nigeria

International Development Minister James Wharton has returned from his first visit to Nigeria.

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World Humanitarian Day: UK commends extraordinary bravery and service around the world

World Humanitarian Day: UK commends extraordinary bravery and service around the world

International Development Minister Rory Stewart offers thanks to humanitarian workers.

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Wharton: UK Kenya partnership thrives

Wharton: UK Kenya partnership thrives

International Development Minister James Wharton highlighted UK’s strong partnership with Kenya and impact of UK aid in first official visit.

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Priti Patel hails strategic partnership between the UK and India

Priti Patel hails strategic partnership between the UK and India

International Development Secretary visits India for the first time in her new role.

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UK welcomes its 2016 youth delegates to the United Nations on International Youth Day

UK welcomes its 2016 youth delegates to the United Nations on International Youth Day

The UK will take 2 youth delegates as part of the UK’s official delegation to the UN General Assembly in September.

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New ministerial team

New ministerial team

Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a new ministerial team for international development.

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DFID commitment to Information Management Assessment

DFID commitment to Information Management Assessment

Statement confirming the Department for International Development's commitment to The National Archives Information Management Assessment.

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World Food Prize 2016 awarded to DFID funded scientists

World Food Prize 2016 awarded to DFID funded scientists

DFID-funded scientists win World Food Prize with nutrient packed sweet potato which helps millions of people avoid malnutrition and disease.

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Girls' Education Forum 2016

Girls' Education Forum 2016

Achieving quality education for all girls.

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DFID celebrates London Pride 2016

DFID celebrates London Pride 2016

To mark London Pride 2016 DFID is today flying the rainbow flag.

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Greening: Syrian regime must make good on aid promises

Greening: Syrian regime must make good on aid promises

Statement from International Development Secretary Justine Greening on the first delivery of food aid to reach Daraya, Syria, since 2012

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UK at forefront of energy and climate issues in Africa

UK at forefront of energy and climate issues in Africa

International Development Minister Nick Hurd discussed challenges facing Africa and how UK aid is helping build a brighter future at the African Development Bank Annual Meeting.

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UK leads new approach to prevent and respond to crises at the first ever World Humanitarian Summit

UK leads new approach to prevent and respond to crises at the first ever World Humanitarian Summit

Pledges continue UK's leadership in providing education for children in crises and improving efficiency in the humanitarian system.

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How do we reach gender equality, Justine Greening asks Manchester students

How do we reach gender equality, Justine Greening asks Manchester students

The International Development Secretary visited Manchester to discuss how women’s economic opportunities can be improved around the world.

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DFID flies the rainbow flag

DFID flies the rainbow flag

DFID is celebrating the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia by flying the rainbow flag.

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Department For International Development


The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit. DFID is a ministerial department, supported by 2 agencies and public bodies.


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