If you are a journalist or work in the media, see below for our latest press releases.
29 April 2013 - The single most important thing governments can do to end global hunger is to support the millions of poor women farming tiny plots of land in developing countries, a new report by a group of international charities says today.
16 May 2013 - Coastal communities in Bangladesh are being helped by Tearfund with preparations to deal with a major storm that hit the coast this morning.
15 April 2013 - Some of the poorest people in the world could benefit from discussions being held in Dublin this week.
20 March 2013 - An Ilford resident is in high spirits following the government’s confirmation that 0.7 per cent of the budget is to be spent on international aid.
14 May 2013 - A donor conference on Mali is being hosted by the EU and the French Government in Brussels to discuss how to help rebuild the country after months of conflict and regional instability.
20 March 2013 - Statement from Tearfund Advocacy Director Paul Cook.
12 April 2013 - Tearfund welcomes the G8 Foreign Ministers’ call for the international community to increase humanitarian support to Syria and those most affected by the tragic conflict.
3 February - The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has a strong role to play in international development, by supporting greater transparency and corporate accountability.
23 February 2012 - Three in four digital-savvy Christians in the UK use social media to chat about God, according to poll data released by Tearfund today.
23 March 2012 - The Department for International Development’s (DFID) aid for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is effective and is saving lives in the poorest communities, says an internal review published today.
“This is real progress,” says Laura Taylor, Tearfund’s Head of Policy. “After months of negotiations both the Parliament and Council have backed strong transparency legislation for the oil, gas and mining sectors.
8 April 2013 - Tearfund welcomes today’s government announcement of increasing emergency food aid for West Africa.
The Disasters Emergency Committee said today (Thurs 21 March) that its members and their partners were still seeking over £150m to respond to the Syria crisis. The new figure was released as the umbrella group of 14 leading UK charities launched the DEC Syria Crisis Appeal.
20 March 2013 - The Disasters Emergency Committee has today [Weds 20 March] announced that it will launch an appeal on Thursday 21 March for people affected by the conflict in Syria. The announcement follows a dramatic deterioration in the humanitarian situation since the beginning of the year.
7 March 2013 - On International Women’s Day, one Rwandan lady is praising the Scottish Government after her life has been turned around by the creation of a simple tree nursery.
1 March 2011 - In today’s bilateral and multilateral aid reports the government announced that their aid policies have been designed to be as focused and effective as possible.
25 February 2013 - Campaigners can now change the world from the palm of their hand, with the new Nudge app launched today by Tearfund.
As the situation in Syria worsens dramatically, Tearfund launches an emergency appeal, asking people to give and pray for the people of Syria who are caught up in the current conflict.
22 January - Today’s report from the International Development Committee on the post-2015 development goals rightly welcomes the Prime Minister’s commitment to ‘getting to zero’ on extreme poverty.