Category - action aid

  • 27 Oct 2005

    The general secretary of the United Nations has joined leading religious and secular aid agencies in calling for an upsurge in giving by governments and private donors to the victims of the 8 October Kashmiri earthquake, which has killed around 80,000 people and displaced millions more.

  • 31 Jul 2005

    The international Action of Churches Together (ACT) alliance of relief and development organisations is continuing to respond to the growing famine in Niger - while in the UK a collective Disasters Emergency Committee appeal has been launched

  • 9 Jul 2005

    There has been conflicting reaction among development campaigners to the final communique from the G8 summit, issued on Friday.

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  • 23 Oct 2003

    Christian aid agencies have expressed concern at the news that Britain's overseas aid programmes in many Latin American, East European and central Asian countries are likely to be slashed back to pay for the reconstruction of Iraq.

  • 13 Feb 2003

    Tony Blair's speech in the House of Commons, widely seen as an attempt to seize the moral high ground over military action in Iraq has triggered several critical responses from religious groups and charities, reports The Times.