What we do

The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.

DFID is a ministerial department, supported by 2 agencies and public bodies.

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UK aid from the British people

The UK aid logo is used widely in the countries where we work, on items such as health clinics, school books and emergency food supplies, to publicly acknowledge development programmes funded by the UK taxpayer.


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Contact FAFD

Office address (London)

25 Chiswell Stree
18th Floor London

 EClY 4UQ United Kingdom

Please use the above phone number to contact a named member of staff

Your information will be treated in confidence and you do not have to provide your name, however the provision of such information will assist us in taking forward your concerns.

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Corporate information

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information.