Christian Aid response to International Development Committee report on UK SDG progress
Embargoed for 00:01 16 July 1019.
Christian Aid has warned the UK is in danger of weakening its record on development
Millions displaced as monsoon causes devastation in south Asia
16 July 2019.
Millions of people have been displaced, as monsoon rains cause extreme flooding and devastation in India, Bangladesh and Nepal. The most vulnerable have been hit the hardest. Children are particularly affected, with widespread damage and ...
“War on drugs” may harm world’s poorest and most marginalised groups, new report warns
11 July 2019.
New report questions criminalisation and enforced eradication of illicit croplands.
As Ebola crisis gathers pace, Christian Aid and partners deliver emergency response in the Democratic Republic of Congo
2 July 2019.
Christian Aid is scaling up its emergency operations in the DRC as the Ebola outbreak continues to escalate
South Sudan’s high-level talks are not enough to secure peace, warns new report
Monday July 9th, 2018.
Securing long-term peace in South Sudan requires much more than deals between political leaders, says Christian Aid.
Christian Aid responds to General Synod vote on Church's fossil fuel investments
Sunday July 8th, 2018.
Christian Aid has praised the prophetic vision of the Church of England’s General Synod after it voted to sell its holdings in fossil fuel companies by 2023 if they have not aligned their business plans with ...
Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams calls for Church of England to sell its fossil fuel holdings
Saturday July 7th, 2018.
Writing for the Daily Telegraph today, the former Archbishop of Canterbury and Chair of Christian Aid, has said the time has come for the Church of England to stop profiting from fossil fuel companies. On ...
Christian Aid calls for Church of England to divest from fossil fuel companies ahead of crunch Synod vote
Monday July 2nd, 2018.
Following the speech given by the Archbishop of Canterbury this morning at the London Stock Exchange, Christian Aid has called on Church investors to divest from all fossil fuel companies.Welcoming Justin Welby’s comments on the ...
Christian Aid responds to 400,000 homeless as monsoon rains worsen in Assam State, India
10 July 2017.
Christian Aid is responding to the mass displacement of 400,000 people in Assam State, India, left homeless by incessant monsoon rains, that have already claimed 12 lives.The heavy rains, which started in June and have ...
Christian Aid welcomes UK government’s announcement on aid for the people of Mosul
13 July 2017.
Following the announcement by International Development Secretary Priti Patel yesterday (Wednesday 12), Christian Aid supports the UK’s decision to provide lifesaving aid to people in Iraq, and to help the millions of Iraqis currently displaced.As ...