The UK government has broken its manifesto pledge and cut the overseas aid budget from 0.7% to 0.5% of gross national income (GNI). This 0.2% cut represents £4bn less going to the world’s poorest people.
The scenes we have seen unfolding across India in recent weeks are nothing short of devastating. In this blog, we hear about the impacts of India’s second wave of coronavirus from a local partner who are based in northern India.
Far from being a ‘great equalizer’, the coronavirus pandemic has exposed deep inequality throughout our world. Ruth Cooke looks at how Christian Aid partners are working to support vulnerable communities in the IOPT over lockdown.