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PM pledges 0.7% aid spending must serve UK’s interests

Theresa May announces that UK aid will be used to further private sector investment in Africa and to serve the UK's national security interests.

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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

Refugee camp in Bangladesh
This report explores the dynamics of decision-making in humanitarian aid, looking at the trends that could move us (or prevent us from moving) to a system where people affected by crises are taking the decisions about the aid that they receive.
8 November 2018
Emmanuel, village chief and entrepreneur in CAR
This report looks at UK aid through the lens of its primary and fundamental purpose – to target and eliminate poverty.
1 May 2017
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

Aid news and views from Bond

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7 April 2020
DFID has released the annual Statistics on International Development report, which provides preliminary statistics on how much Official Development Assistance (ODA) the UK provided in 2019. Here are the highlights.
Women carrying water back from Jamam to the refugee camp
30 March 2020
As Covid-19 forces countries to make decisions that could affect societies for decades, the UK has the chance to demonstrate global leadership that delivers for the world's most vulnerable.
Shelter provided by UK aid for people displaced by Daesh in Iraq
24 March 2020
With the IDC announcing an enquiry into aid effectiveness, we examine the issues we'd like to see addressed and what the review should focus on.