Interviews: cuts to Yemen aid will cost lives

7 March 2021 | Danny Sriskandarajah | Tags: , , , ,

I spoke to Sky, ITV News and other broadcasters about the devastating consequences of the UK government’s decision to halve direct aid spending to Yemen, a country where two thirds of the population are reliant on food aid to survive. Yemen desperately needs a ramping up not a reduction in aid. The UK Government’s decision … Continue reading “Interviews: cuts to Yemen aid will cost lives”

BBC: letter to prime minister warning against Yemen aid cuts

6 March 2021 | Danny Sriskandarajah | Tags: , , , ,

I joined colleagues from more than 100 UK charities to write to Boris Johnson urging him not to halve aid spending in Yemen. Slashing aid to Yemen – a country on the brink of famine – is a betrayal of Britain’s claim to global leadership and of British values. Aid cuts are a false economy … Continue reading “BBC: letter to prime minister warning against Yemen aid cuts”