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Food aid suspended to Ethiopia's Tigray region

Posted on 11 May 2023

The World Food Programme and USAID have both “until further notice” suspended their food aid deliveries in the Northern Ethiopia region of Tigray. This comes after it was revealed there had…
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Record-high foreign aid masks the shift away from those in need

Posted on 19 April 2023

According to the newly released 2022 ODA by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), foreign aid from official donors hit a record high of USD 204 billion last year.

However, a…
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China's reduced aid in Pacific

Posted on 15 February 2023

Findings by the Lowy Institute Pacific Aid Map have revealed China’s engagement with the region has been declining for the past six years. It reached its lowest point during Covid19,…
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G7 relaunches funding programme for developing countries under new name

Posted on 05 July 2022

The G7 has been forced to relaunch its vehicle to provide infrastructure funds to poor and developing countries only a year after a largely similar scheme was unveiled at the…
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UK report on racism in the aid sector

Posted on 27 June 2022

In February 2021 the UK parliament’s International Development Committee launched an inquiry into the philosophy and culture of aid. A report was initiated off the back of calls for decision…
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Ukraine conflict risks aid security in South Sudan

Posted on 20 June 2022

The World Food Programme has announced it is suspending food aid for 1.7 million South Sudanese, driven by funding being redirected to the Ukraine War and the prices of staples…
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Initiative to fight sexual abuse by aid workers

Posted on 28 February 2022

Interpol has unveiled a new initiative to crack down on sexual exploitation of the world’s most vulnerable and impoverished people by humanitarian aid workers. Project Soteria, named after the Greek…
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NZ, Pacific and Australia call for united action on COVID in our region

Posted on 28 October 2020

ACFID, CID, and PIANGO Joint Statement to mark the start of the Oceania Connect Regional Conference 2020Access a PDF copy of the Joint Statement here

Access the Press Release here

Today, we…
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CID Weekly: To merge or not to merge? Worst year for aid fatalities, & more

Posted on 25 August 2020

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Our UK sister organisation, Bond looks at the pros and cons of mergers for aid charities struggling during COVID.

"Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)…
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CID Weekly: World Humanitarian Day and save the dates

Posted on 18 August 2020

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