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The super department? MPs and World Vision experts to debate the future of UK Aid

MPs and policy experts will tomorrow (Tuesday 4 August, 5.30pm) discuss the future of UK aid ahead of the merger of the FCO and DFID.

Statement: Faith-based aid agencies condemn DFID merger

The abolition of DFID is a political move, and the world’s most vulnerable people will pay the highest price.
abolition of DFID is a political

Statement: With the abolition of DFID, Global Britain has shrunk

The abolition of DFID is shocking evidence of the UK putting its own economic interests above saving lives. The terrible irony is that Global Britain has today shrunk following years of an anti-aid agenda taking root at the heart of Government.
Minister Boris Johnson today announced that DFID will be merged with the Foreign

Coronavirus: World Vision launches £64m global response

International aid agency World Vision has launched a £64m aid plan to help millions of the world’s most vulnerable people defeat coronavirus.
DFID must prioritise the most

World Vision UK hosts Milton Keynes hustings to highlight global impact of aid

International children’s charity World Vision UK hosted a general election hustings event open to all electoral candidates for Milton Keynes North.

General Election 2019: 3 calls for the ‘most important election for a generation’

All parliamentary candidates should sign up to keep Britain as an outward-looking country committed to helping the world’s most vulnerable communities, World Vision urges today.

Our Call to Action to 2019 General Election candidates

Our Call to Action to 2019 General Election candidates. Use your voice for the most vulnerable children
I want to see DFID stay as a standalone department because I … The transformational and lifesaving work of DFID must not be diluted. 3. Ending violence

World Vision responds to 'backdoor attack on the aid budget'

The argument that DFID should be merged with the Foreign Office amounts to a backdoor attack on the aid budget, says Gareth Wallace, Government Relations Manager for World Vision UK.

World Vision UK urges new International Development Secretary to maintain DFID's independence

World Vision UK calls on the new DFID Secretary to fight for the department to remain independent.

World Vision UK presents It Takes A World petition to DFID

World Vision UK on Monday presented the Department for International Development with a petition urging it to increase spending to stop children being abused and assaulted in disaster zones.
petition calls on DFID to this year commit to increasing this … budget. The charity also urges DFID to designate child protection as … it is asking DFID to track how much it is spending on ending

New International Development Secretary urged to put child protection at the heart of UK Aid

New International Development Secretary Rory Stewart must put UK aid back on track and ensure that it meets the needs of the most vulnerable children, says World Vision UK.

Cyclone Idai: The future is uncertain for children like Paulito

Paulito and his family survived Cyclone Idai. Now they face major concerns for their future.

Cyclone Idai tears through Mozambique: Adelino's Story

Adelino has a beautiful smile, but when he speaks of Cyclone Idai which ripped apart his community - his world - his eyes betray the suffering he’s seen.

Cyclone Idai: Crises can destroy children’s futures. We mustn’t look away

The full scale of the damage in Mozambique is unknown, but thousands of children are alone and vulnerable.

Cyclone Idai: Thousands of people could drown as dam burst risk looms

Hundreds of thousands of people "could drown" as dams in Mozambique and Zimbabwe could burst, following a devastating cyclone and flooding in southern Africa.

World Vision UK responds to MP debate on aid

“Today’s debate on aid again dredges up a question which has already been answered time and time again – DFID should absolutely not be merged into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office."

Slashing the aid budget would be a damning legacy for Britain

Slashing the aid budget, as a new report from the Henry Jackson Society suggests, would have a shattering effect on the world’s most vulnerable children and their families.

Supporter Signatures

Call on the UK Government to keep its promise to end violence against children
DFID Minister Harriet Baldwin previously … that World Vision continues to engage DFID on this … Minister. We were also joined by DFID and a number of charities and partners

Ending child labour - for good

The £12.5 million announced by the UK Government today for ending the worst forms of child labour is really good news for some of the world’s most vulnerable children.

World Vision leads new programme to eradicate child slavery in East Africa

A four-year programme to eradicate child slavery in three African countries launches today, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (December 2).