Report: Brexit Could Put Lives of Vulnerable at Risk Due to Less Charity Funding
Efforts to protect millions of people fleeing violence and rights abuses could be jeopardized if Britain's exit from the European Union triggers a decline in funding for charities, a move many expect, a report on Wednesday showed.
More than three months after Britons voted to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May's government has given little away about its Brexit plans.
The EU is the world's largest humanitarian aid donor. The "Britain Stronger in Europe" campaign said 249 British charities received 217 million pounds ($282 million) from the EU in 2014.