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Scottish Government announces £9 million Malawi funding 29.01.2015

Minister for Europe and International Development, Humza Yousaf MSP, has announced more than £9 million of funding for development projects in Malawi. A total of 20 projects will be funded over the next three years. NIDOS welcomes Scottish Government's continued support for Malawi, particularly following the recent flooding.

Ebola Weekly Update - 23 January 23.01.2015

Latest Ebola update: Decline in number of cases for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone continues; vaccine trial begins in Liberia; Ebola linked to rising food insecurity; and latest travel restrictions.

Scottish Government announces emergency funding for Malawi 21.01.2015

The Scottish Government has announced £150,000 of emergency funding in response to the severe flooding in Malawi.

Malawi Floods: DFID announces emergency support 16.01.2015

DFID has announced support from its £3.8 million fund for disasters in Malawi, providing food and shelter to those affected by the floods. DFID will continuing to monitor the situation for potential further UK support. A DFID spokesperson said, "The UK government is also working closely with the Scottish government to provide advice on where their offer of support is best targeted.”

EMMS: Malawi emergency response appeal 16.01.2015

EMMS International has launched an emergency response appeal for the Malawi floods. Heavy rain has led to severe flooding across Malawi. As of 15 January 100,000 people are affected, 70,000 people have fled their homes and 48 people have died.These numbers are expected to rise, with the southern districts worst affected. The floods are having a devastating effect on people with access to food, healthcare and shelter at risk for thousands of people.

Events

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Christian Aid 70 Munros Challenge
01.02.2015 to 31.10.2015

In 2015 Christian Aid turns 70. On our 70th anniversary, we invite you to the mountaintop with us - 70 mountaintops in fact! We aim to climb 70...

Take the #noTTIP Train to Brussels
03.02.2015 to 04.02.2015

Campaigners from across the EU are holding their own meeting to discuss strategy and a plan for the next stage in the #noTTIP campaign. Global...

Skill Share: Partnership skill share session
09.02.2015

A new session on: How to build and sustain strong partnerships to achieve greater impact, covering issues such as: building relationships;...