In focus

Horn of Africa food crisis

Lifesaving UK government help for more than a million people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia

Changing lives

Hear the stories, follow our progress and tell your friends


Situation in Libya - latest updates

The UK's response to the humanitarian situation in Libya

Aid reviews


Humanitarian Emergency Response Review

Results of Lord Ashdown's independent review


The future of UK aid

Changing lives, delivering results: our plans to help the world's poorest people


Action plans set out how we'll fight poverty

Operational plans for every country where DFID works now published

dfid bloggers

I was unprepared for what I saw at the Dadaab camp in Kenya. Totally unprepared for the utter sense of panic in the people I met there. These were the newcomers, people who could not fit into the largest refugee camp in the world...