Britain Helps - articles

How does Britain Help?

Britain leads thousands of aid and diplomatic projects around the world.
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Saving Lives

Britain is helping people to prosper around the world by supporting individuals, nurturing small businesses and putting better infrastructure in place to provide a fairer environment.

Protecting Syrians amidst the Covid-19 outbreak

Anything less than a nationwide ceasefire could condemn Syrians to a new health crisis.

RAF delivers UK aid to Turkey for Syrians in crisis

Vital humanitarian aid will provide much-needed relief amid worsening humanitarian crisis in Idlib.

New £89m UK aid package for Syria announced

New aid protects victims of violence as Syrian regime increases attacks in Idlib

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge witness impact of climate change in northern Pakistan

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Pakistan’s mountainous Chitral District to see first-hand...

UK announces extra £87 million funding for Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh

Extra funding for the operation in Cox's Bazar lifts the UK's contribution to a total of £226 m...

New UK aid to support hospitals 'near breaking point' in Gaza

Support will provide urgently needed medicines and surgical supplies.


Fighting deadly disease in Rohingya refugee camps

How anti-toxin, antibiotics and aid saved four-year-old Anwar's life.


Shaking off stigma on the basketball court

Left paralysed and in a wheelchair after being shot in Syria, Shaher now helps other disabled peo...