UK Government assistance programs hit a new record: $1bn for aid to victims of Typhoon Haiyan

In the wake of Typhoon Hoi Haiyan, the UK has been hit with the largest aid bill ever.

The UK’s Department for International Development (DfID) said it had spent £1bn ($1.9bn) for humanitarian aid, including more than $800m for disaster relief, including providing food, water and fuel.

The total amount of aid received by UK aid agencies, including the government, was £1.7bn, the DfID said.

More than two thirds of the UK’s $4.4 trillion national debt is owed to foreign countries.

The Government also pledged £150m to help the poor, including £5,000 to help rebuild the country’s schools, and £30m to rebuild a health centre in the north of England.

“The UK has already committed to spend $4bn for Typhoon Haiya relief in 2020 and this is another step towards achieving that target,” a spokesman for the DfeID said in a statement.

The aid spending is a record.

In the same year, the US spent $1.3bn for disaster assistance, $1 billion of which was spent on rebuilding schools and other government infrastructure.

The United States had previously set a target of $2.5bn in aid for humanitarian relief, but this was eclipsed by the £1 billion to help Typhoon Haiyion victims in the UK.

The $2bn spent on Typhoon Hai-Haiyan relief in the US has been divided among a number of different agencies, ranging from the US Agency for International Management to the US Army Corps of Engineers, the agency said.

“In 2020, we plan to spend another $1,300 per household, which is the largest single allocation of aid ever allocated to a single country,” the Dffid said.

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