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ActionAid reinforces support for DfID despite criticism from its programmes director

27 Sep 2016 | Tania Mason

ActionAid has distanced itself from a warning made by its director of programmes that NGOs are reluctant to stand up to the Department for International Development, stressing that it welcomes the commitment to aid made by the new Secretary of State.


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