Anne-Marie Trevelyan – 2020 Comments on Matching Public Donations

The text of the comments made by Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the Secretary of State for International Development, on 14 July 2020.

We are matching generous donations from the British people to the emergency appeal pound for pound, meaning your money will go twice as far in helping to protect millions of the world’s most vulnerable people from the deadly effects of coronavirus.

Clean water and healthcare in refugee camps are essential in containing coronavirus in the developing world – helping stop the spread of the pandemic and protecting the UK from further waves of infection.