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Joining forces to fight Ebola

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Tackling the most recent Ebola outbreak has been an international effort. The Department for International Development (DFID) is leading the UK response to the crisis in Sierra Leone, working with a range of other departments to fight the virus abroad and on home soil. Jennie Barugh, Head of the Ebola Crisis Unit at DFID explains why cross-departmental collaboration is crucial in stopping the spread of the disease.

IFUSE: cross-Whitehall delivery of the UK development agenda

The Investment Facility for Utilising UK Specialist Expertise is harnessing the wealth of expertise of UK civil servants to support improvements in the business environment of our partner countries. By Natalie Skerritt, Department for International Development, and Hugo Warner, PricewaterhouseCoopers. …

The view from Helmand: provincial reconstruction in Afghanistan

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The UK presence in Afghanistan has been about more than just military action. Catriona Laing, Head of Mission of the Helmand Province Reconstruction Team, talked to James Mortimer about her experiences there. Q1. What is the Helmand Province Reconstruction Team …