Cyclone Fani: Christian Aid staff on the ground, spokespeople available
2 May 2019.
As the 200mph Cyclone Fani bears down on India and Bangladesh, Christian Aid partners and staff are preparing to respond to the expected humanitarian emergency.
Staff are getting emergency supplies ready and coordinating with each country ...
Christian Aid appoints two experienced new directors
2 May 2019.
Christian Aid appoints two experienced new directors.
UK Net Zero: CCC report shows ending UK emissions is the moral thing to do says Christian Aid
Embargoed for 00:01 2 May 2019 BST.
- Without near term rapid and radical emissions reductions a long term net zero target would merely be “state sponsored greenwashing”
- The Government should follow the CCC’s advice to not use international offsets
The new report ...
UK Parliament declares climate emergency: Now time to do something about it says Christian Aid
1 May 2019.
- This is a triple emergency of climate change, environmental destruction and increasing inequality – each making the others worse.
- Declaring an emergency is tokenistic unless it leads to a scale up of investment and ...
Christian Aid welcomes appointment of Rory Stewart as new DFID Secretary
1 May 2019.
Responding to the news that Rory Stewart has been made DFID Secretary, replacing Penny Mordaunt, Christian Aid's Head of UK Advocacy Tom Viita said:
“Any modern DFID Secretary needs to understand the issues of climate change, ...
Christian Aid welcomes first UK bank to wash its hands of coal projects
Wednesday May 30th, 2018.
Responding to the announcement from RBS that it will stop financing new coal projects as well as the exploration and extraction of tar sands, Christian Aid’s Senior Private Sector Adviser, Keval Bharadia, said:“We’ve been watching ...
Christian Aid condemns recent human rights violations in Nicaragua
Saturday May 26th, 2018.
Christian Aid condemns the recent human rights violations in Nicaragua and welcomes the preliminary findings of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). The commission recently conducted preliminary investigations after large scale protests were held ...
Christian Aid hails Lords' agreement to clean up UK tax havens
Tuesday May 22nd, 2018.
A major reform to force UK tax havens to reveal who really owns the myriad companies they host is certain to become law, following the agreement yesterday in the House of Lords. Simon Kirkland, Christian ...
Christian Aid deplores senseless Gaza deaths - statement
Monday May 14th, 2018.
Responding to the killing of Palestinian protesters in Gaza, Christian Aid's Head of Middle East Policy, William Bell, said:"Christian Aid deplores the senseless loss of life in Gaza. The vast majority of those who have ...
Christian Aid welcomes slow and steady progress as Bonn talks come to a close
Thursday May 10th, 2018.
As the climate talks in Bonn came to a close Christian Aid said countries were finally getting closer to creating a useful rulebook on how the Paris Agreement will be implemented.Mohamed Adow, Christian Aid’s International Climate ...