U.K.’s Increased Disaster Relief Spending Should Not Come At Expense Of Poor, MPs Say

The Guardian: U.K. aid should not prop up richer countries at expense of poor, say MPs
“Britain’s increased spending on humanitarian emergencies should not come at the expense of aid to low-income countries, [members of Parliament (MPs)] have warned. In its annual report on spending at the Department for International Development (DfID), the international development committee (IDC) said it was concerned that budgets for bilateral aid programs would be raided to fund disaster relief in wealthier states, such as the Philippines…” (Ford, 4/30).

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