ICYMI: UK aid backed these health heroes to beat Ebola.

West Africa was declared Ebola-free in January 2016.

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UNHLP on Women's Economic Empowerment marks its one year anniversary. Women's Economic Empowerment is essential to the 2030 Agenda.

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United Nations Secretary-General's High-Level Panel On Women's Economic Empowerment

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With help from you and UK aid, Sense International have raised over £700,000 to screen children for deafblindness in Kenya & Uganda.

Pioneering screening programme for infant deafblindness launched in Kenya and Uganda

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Syria crisis - UK aid in numbers

We have provided:

> Over 16 million monthly food rations for people in need in Syria since 2012
> Access to education for over 248,000 children inside Syria (2015/16)
> Access to clean water for over 2.9 million people inside Syria (2015/16)

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UK aid is playing a leading role to strengthen global health security, fight against killer diseases and develop new research and treatments.
Today is the anniversary of the end of the deadly Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

UK aid backed these health heroes to beat Ebola:
“This year I only produced 10kg of maize, whereas normally I produce about 350kgs. I also grow sweet potatoes but this year because of the drought they didn’t do well”.

See how cash transfers are helping Bessy, who lives in drought-affected Zimbabwe, get the food, medicine and clothing she needs: [ Ow.ly Link ]

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“Without this grant, my life and my son’s future would have been a down slope to poverty and hopelessness”, says 73-year-old Marthina Oyugi.

See how cash transfers are improving incomes for the poorest and most vulnerable people, alleviating extreme poverty and empowering people to make decisions about what they need.

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Cash transfers ensure aid is more effectively and efficiently targeted to those who need it, when they need it.

ICAI’s independent report rightly recognises that cash transfers are improving incomes for the poorest and most vulnerable people, alleviating extreme poverty and achieving strong value for money.

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Meet the people whose lives have been transformed thanks to CDC Group – the investment arm of UK aid, which is creating jobs and services across Africa and Asia.

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UK aid is providing lifesaving support for millions affected by the crisis in Syria

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ICYMI: From Help on hand for Haiti to Prince Harry hailing earthquake heroes in Nepal, look back at UK aid around the world in 2016.

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2016: UK aid in review

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UK aid is providing lifesaving support for millions affected by the crisis in Syria
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From the end of Ebola to tackling FGM and a commitment to end modern slavery - take a look back at the positive progress made on key international development issues by UK aid in 2016.

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2016: UK aid in review

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DFID programmes to prevent and address violence against women and girls has almost doubled, from 64 programmes in 2012 to 127 in 2016.
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From Sudan to South Africa, the UK is leading the international response to combat the effects of El Niño, helping more than 13 million people

Graphic: Ricci Coughlan/DFID

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UK aid is providing food, medicine and care for Iraqis escaping Daesh tyranny

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From working to end FGM to supporting female entrepreneurs - see how #UKaid is empowering girls & women around the world: [ Ow.ly Link ] #GlobalBritain
Over a year ago, Sierra Leone beat Ebola. Now the country is rebuilding for a better future: investing in education, healthcare and business.

#GlobalBritain is stepping up to support the country's action plan.

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