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21 Nov 2018 description

Latest evidence

Here is a selection of the latest evidence on violence against women and girls (VAWG):

COMMUNITY MOBILISATION

14 Nov 2018 description

Abstract

This report examines the query:

  • What outcomes do school feeding interventions aim to achieve in humanitarian response, and what evidence is there that they have achieved them?

  • What is the evidence of the added value (or not) of school feeding when combined/ compared with other social protection programmes e.g. cash transfers?

K4D helpdesk reports provide summaries of current research, evidence and lessons learned. This report was commissioned by the UK Department for International Development.

06 Jul 2018 description

The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s global efforts to end extreme poverty, deliver the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) and tackle a wide range of global development challenges. The UK’s focus and international leadership on economic development is a vital part of Global Britain - harnessing the potential of new trade relationships, creating jobs and channelling investment to the world’s poorest countries. Throughout history, sustained, job-creating growth has played the greatest role in lifting huge numbers of people out of grinding poverty.

09 May 2018 description

Latest Evidence

Here is a selection of the latest evidence on violence against women and girls (VAWG):

ENGAGING MEN AS FATHERS

The impact of engaging fathers on Intimate Partner Violence:

12 Feb 2018 description

Latest Evidence

Here is a selection of the latest evidence on violence against women and girls (VAWG):

ADOLESCENCE AND VAWG

Preventing VAWG victimisation in adolescent girls (November 2017)

15 Mar 2017 description

UK Government to match the first £5 million donated by the public to the Disasters Emergency Committee's new East Africa Crisis Appeal.

The UK Government will match pound for pound the first £5 million donated by the public to the Disasters Emergency Committee’s new East Africa Crisis Appeal.

This new support will double the impact of the public’s own donations and ensure that charities working on the ground can reach even more people in need.

13 Mar 2017 description

Latest Evidence

Here is a selection of the latest evidence on violence against women and girls (VAWG):

EDUCATION AND VIOLENCE

13 Nov 2015 description

Prime Minister announces £200 million to help tackle causes of migration, and £2 million UK contribution to the EU’s Africa Trust Fund.

The UK is providing a further £200 million in bilateral aid to Africa to tackle the root causes of migration, the Prime Minister announced, as European and African leaders gathered in Malta to develop a coordinated approach to address the migrant and refugee crisis.

02 Jul 2015 description

Additional help from the UK to provide emergency aid, jobs and education, to help address the root causes of the migrant crisis

A range of new programmes from the UK will provide emergency aid as well as jobs and education to help address the root causes of the migrant crisis, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today.

31 Dec 2014 description

The UK will provide emergency food, shelter and sanitation to half a million refugees that have fled the ongoing fighting in South Sudan

With almost a quarter of refugees reaching camps in Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya suffering from acute malnutrition, the new £16.4 million package will provide:

02 Sep 2014 description

Britain announces additional £30 million to help those affected by serious humanitarian crisis.

Britain will provide further life-saving support for the hundreds of thousands of people fleeing the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone announced today during a visit to the country.

Since fighting broke out in December 2013, 1.3 million South Sudanese have become internally displaced and more than 400,000 have fled to neighbouring countries. There is also an impending risk of famine.

08 May 2014 description

A world without polio is now ‘tantalisingly’ close International Development Secretary Justine Greening told guests during her keynote speech at a Rotary International reception.

They were gathered to celebrate that in February 2014 India was officially declared polio-free, having successfully immunised tens of millions of children every year since 1995. This incredible achievement means that the whole of South-East Asia, and 80% of the world, is now completely polio free.

05 Aug 2013 description

Justine Greening backs the fight against polio with £10 million for vital polio vaccination campaign in Somalia and Kenya

24 Feb 2012 description

Overview

East Africa is experiencing a major humanitarian crisis due to drought. More than 13 million people are affected, more than the combined population of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Britain is providing lifesaving aid for over three million people across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia and the UK is now calling on more countries to follow its lead and step up their help for the crisis.

Across the region, UK aid is delivering:

23 Feb 2012 description

Britain will provide life-saving medical help, food and sanitation for hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees over the next three years.

The UK will provide a comprehensive package of assistance including healthcare, nutritional and sanitation assistance for those forced to flee the food crisis and fighting, finding refuge in neighbouring Kenya and Ethiopia.

In Kenya, UK aid will help 150,000 refugees per year over the next three years. In Ethiopia, Britain will reach 100,000 refugees every year up to 2015.

03 Feb 2012 description

HEADLINES

  • Some 13.3 million people are affected in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia

  • The first famine of the 21 st Century was declared in Somalia in July 2011 with was lifted in February 2012.

  • The UK is the third largest humanitarian donor to the Horn of Africa. Across the Horn UK aid is making a difference and is helping to save lives.

UK RESULTS SO FAR

21 Oct 2011 description

HEADLINES

• Some 13.3 million people are affected in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia

• The first famine of the 21st Century was declared in Somalia in July. Famine conditions now exist in six regions of the country and are forecast to spread.

• Without adequate humanitarian support some 750,000 people in famine affected regions of Somalia could die before the end of the year.

• The UK is the third largest humanitarian donor to the Horn of Africa. Across the Horn UK aid is making a difference and is helping to save lives.

28 Sep 2011 description

The crisis is affecting over 13 million people in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia – more than the combined population of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. We know the situation will get worse in places before it gets better, with rains unlikely before the autumn.

The UK is the third largest humanitarian donor to the current crisis affecting the Horn of Africa. The UK’s £124.29 million package of support will provide emergency assistance to:

• Over 1 million people in Somalia;

08 Sep 2011 description

Andrew Mitchell's second written statement to the House of Commons on British intervention in the Horn of Africa food crisis

23 Aug 2011 description

As part of the response to the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa, Britain is helping over 200,000 people in Kenya who have been affected by the drought through UNICEF and the World Food Programme. The majority of UK funds are targeting children – preventing malnutrition, providing supplementary feeding to those severely & moderately malnourished, feeding children under 5 as well as pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

This is in addition to the safe water, food and basic healthcare being delivered to 130,000 refugees in the Dadaab camp.