Aid hub

International aid forms an important part of a complex set of international development interventions that aim to lift people out of poverty and support countries to become self-sustaining.

This hub brings together the most useful aid resources to support those wanting to stand up for aid, and it gathers the latest news and views about international aid.

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Aid resources

Group of rural women in Guatemala
CONCORD's annual AidWatch report monitors and makes recommendations on the quality and quantity of aid provided by EU member states.
17 October 2018
Rohingya children in Bangladesh refugee camp supported by UK aid
This accessible briefing for MPs covers essential information on UK aid, explaining what it is, how it is spent and why it is so important in the fight to eradicate extreme poverty.
19 September 2018
Esperenze Ndabuye, 30 has 9 children. Esperenze and her eldest daughter were raped after being shot to prevent them escaping when soldiers broke into their home
Christian Aid's report on gender-based violence identifies the most effective strategies for aid workers to use when challenging the disproportionate violence inflicted on women, girls and the LGBTQI community.
28 August 2018
Man stands in destroyed Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan
Learnings based on Tearfund's response to Typhoon Haiyan, which hit South East Asia in 2013.
8 August 2018
Displaced people crossing the border from Ivory Coast to Liberia
The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report navigates through the financing landscape, looking in detail at where resources are needed, who they come from, where they go and how they get there
19 June 2018
Beekeeper in Guatemala
This report from ICAI finds that DFID's approach to value for money helps to make UK aid spending go further, but there is room for improvement.
21 February 2018

Aid news and views from Bond

Brexit flags
Summarising the current Brexit situation facing the UK development sector, what might happen now and Bond's priorities for the year.
16 January 2019
Training being provided to mothers in Niger
An amendment excluding aid and humanitarian actors from the "designated areas offence" has been passed in the House of Lords after campaigning by Bond and members.
16 January 2019
Refugee woman with her rabbits in Bangladesh
The latest figures from the OECD show that worldwide Official Development Assistance fell slightly in 2017 to a total of $144.7bn.
9 January 2019