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The Department for International Development secures increase in funding

The Department for International Development has secured a 6.2% increase in funding for international aid, representing growth of 0.33% above the gross national product. Minister Clare Short has pledged to tackle acute poverty by targeting health and education. A DFID spokesman said water supply, sanitation and schools building would feature in its spending.

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