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Rory Stewart 24h
We are putting the environment and climate at the heart of our International agenda - and that means listening to citizens - engaging people in problems. And then acting - fast.
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Sightsavers May 17
With your support and our partners . Rebecca’s sight has been restored and now she’s regained her independence!
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DFID May 17
Suspected cholera cases in Yemen have declined for the fourth consecutive week. funding to is saving lives by supporting teams on the ground to provide clean water and raise hygiene awareness.
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Islamic Relief UK May 17
Natural disasters had a devastating impact on communities in Malawi & Zimbabwe. This Ramadan, we'll be delivering thousands of food packs in 30+ countries including Malawi & Zimbabwe. Donate to our Ramadan appeal & will match £2m of donations.
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andrew murrison May 17
Good to see that suspected cholera cases in Yemen have declined for the fourth consecutive week – I hope this continues. Rapid funding to is saving lives by supporting teams on the ground to provide clean water and raise hygiene awareness.
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Sarah Metcalf May 17
Proud to be flying the 🏳️‍🌈at the British High Commission and DFID office today for Standing for equality and freedom from discrimination for all, no matter who they love or their gender identity ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜
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Matthew Rycroft May 17
Fantastic to see + working together to empower women across Mali to support themselves + their families by protecting the forest around them 🌳🌲🌳🌲. The will match every £ you donate to ’s appeal.
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DFID May 17
Congratulations to for jointly winning the for their app that improves children's learning! Following its success in Africa the funded project is now helping children in the UK.
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UK in Uganda 🇬🇧 🇺🇬 May 15
UK alongside & worked together to increase 🇺🇬's prepardness by constructing a new screening facility at the Mpondwe border point. Here, DFID's Ebola Team lead in 🇺🇬 explains more. , , , ,
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Matthew Rycroft May 17
Have you had your yet? is working with to produce combatting coffee 👇👇
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Defra UK May 17
It’s and the UK government’s Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund is now open for new applications to support projects that will help . Find guidance for submitting a project and apply online.
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DFID May 17
Congratulations to for jointly winning the for their app that improves children's learning! Following its success in Africa the funded project is now helping children in the UK.
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UK in Botswana May 17
It’s and the UK government’s Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund is now open for new applications to support projects that will help . Find guidance for submitting a project and apply online.
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DFID May 17
Nobody should face homophobia, transphobia and biphobia.
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UK ISAR May 17
Great to see so many of our team members involved in the delivery of this exercise sharing the benefit of over 25 years deploying on behalf of 🇬🇧
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DFID May 17
Snakebites kill over 80,000 people worldwide. Many of these deaths are preventable. is investing in research to develop antivenom to help stop these deaths and life-changing injuries.
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DFID May 17
Congratulations to for jointly winning the for their app that improves children's learning. Following its success in Africa the funded project is now helping children in the UK.
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DFID May 17
This looks real, but luckily it's only a simulation. supported exercise in Portsmouth this week, helping British search, rescue, medical and aid teams be even better prepared for disasters in the UK and overseas
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DFID May 17
This looks real, but luckily it's only a simulation. supported exercise in Portsmouth this week, helping British search, rescue, medical and aid teams be even better prepared for disasters in the UK and overseas
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Sightsavers May 17
Loumo has her eye sight checked a day after having surgery for bilateral cataracts. “It was so dark. Now I’m seeing each and everything around me… My life has totally changed!” Thanks to CATCH funded by Lumo’s sight and life has improved greatly!
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