Christian Aid has launched a report looking at how to protect a billion people in climate-threatened coastal cities. Called Act Now or Pay Later it quotes UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, who argues that every $1 spent on reducing the risks from disasters now will save around $7 of damages later. The report assesses why […]
Christian Aid is a Christian organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty.
Working globally for profound change that eradicates the causes of poverty, striving to achieve equality, dignity and freedom for all, regardless of faith or nationality. They are part of a wider movement for social justice.
Christian Aid provides urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes.
Christian Aid’s work is founded on Christian faith, inspired by hope and acts to change an unjust world through charity – a practical love and care for our neighbours.
Christian Aid works as an agency for Christian churches in Britain and Ireland.
Thirteen aid and refugee agencies say the response from the UK and European governments to the million refugees and migrants who arrived in Europe in 2015 has been inadequate. ‘Successive summits have done little to improve the situation. The deal struck between the EU and Turkey to deport migrants from Greece is the latest callous […]
Christian Aid has produced a briefing paper looking at how the referendum on Britain’s place in the European Union might impact people living in poverty around the world and the charity’s goal of ending poverty. ‘Overall, the debate so far has paid scant attention to the potential impacts of the decision on people living in […]
Christian Aid is imploring the international community to keep on working for peace as the Syria conflict enters its sixth year and peace talks resume today in Geneva. ‘The cessation of hostilities may be fraying and peace talks look fragile, but we must build on this brief respite to offer Syrians hope that their country […]
This year’s Christian Aid Week has the theme ‘Love Every Neighbour’. It features Morsheda who, with the help of a grant from Christian Aid, was able to tranform her fortunes in flood-hit Bangladesh. Christian Aid has made available worship resources including films, powerpoints, an order of service, prayer pack, and a sermon and talk pack […]
European leaders proposed plan to close the Balkan route, being used by refugees to enter and travel through the EU, could be inhuman warns Christian Aid. ‘We fear that this step will worsen still further the suffering of many thousands of people who are already desperate’, said Jenny Brown, Christian Aid’s Senior EU Relations Advisor. […]
Aiming to address how the Church continues to play a role in response to the COP21 UN Climate Change conference, the 2016 Ecumenical World Development Conference (EWDC) takes place on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 April 2016 at The Central Hall, Coventry. It will look at: How does the Paris Agreement give support to our […]
This Service of Thanksgiving, with the Rt Revd Dr Rowan Williams, takes place in Cork on 28 February 2016 to mark 70 years of Christian Aid. The Service will be led by the Dean, The Very Revd. Nigel Dunne. Christian Aid says the service is an opportunity to give thanks for the generosity and support of […]
Christian Aid has welcomed the commitments made at the ‘Supporting Syria and the Region’ conference hosted by the United Kingdom, Germany, Kuwait, Norway and the United Nations. However, although a record $10 billion has been pledged in humanitarian aid, Christian Aid says that real relief will only happen when the bombs stop. Frances Guy, Christian […]
A new project to help churches care for God’s earth, Eco Church, is being launched on 26 Jan 2016 at St Paul’s Cathedral by A Rocha UK, Christian Aid and Tearfund. The aim of the initiative is to help churches ‘go green’ in all areas of church life, including building management, outreach and personal lifestyle. […]