UK NGOs Unite to Improve Humanitarian Response

Fifteen U.K.-based non-governmental organizations have come together in a bid to improve their capacity to respond to humanitarian disasters around the world. The Consortium of British Humanitarian Agencies is supported by approximately 8 million pounds (USD11.9 million) initial funding from the U.K. Department for International Development. 

The group includes ActionAid, Action Against Hunger, CARE International UK, CAFOD, Christian Aid, Concern Worldwide UK, HelpAge International, IRC UK, Islamic Relief Worldwide, Merlin, Oxfam GB, Plan International UK, Save the Children UK, Tearfund, and World Vision UK.

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