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.
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.
Christian Aid is one of six of Ireland’s leading international aid charities that have teamed up to respond to the worsening global coronavirus pandemic and to save lives in some of the poorest and most fragile countries in the world.
Six of Ireland’s leading international aid charities are teaming up to respond to the worsening global coronavirus pandemic and to save lives in some of the poorest and most fragile countries in the world.
Misinformation about coronavirus is spreading right across the world and is a real risk to public health. Read how Christian Aid is working to ensure that people in some of the world’s poorest countries have the information they need.
Our mission is rooted in the belief that every human being is made in the image of God and has innate dignity. We are even more determined of our mission to tackle the root causes of poverty and injustice.
Christian Aid has warned that conditions near the Syrian capital are so desperate that women are giving birth in clinics underground and people, who venture out in the daytime, risk injury or death from the relentless bombing.