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#DatabyDEL reveals robust support for overseas aid among the British public. Since the June 2021 FCDO cuts, DEL shows a 9% boost in UK support for overseas aid. Read more here: https://t.co/SpCDsU4I2Z https://t.co/DV7tEwv6jQ

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British public have a range of feelings about overseas aid. Most people say ‘indifferent’, but #anxious #angry #sad and #fedup also feature. More than 1 in 10 say they are #hopeful. #IOTW https://t.co/etQRBwTuD0

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When discussing foreign aid and sustainable development with the U.S. public, messages focused on #WASH are inclusive and enjoy bipartisan support. #IOTW #DatabyDEL https://t.co/kqCfkBOdL5

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Nationally, a majority (55%) of the U.S. public support using foreign aid to tackle climate change, but with big differences by state: 71% in Maryland to 36% in West Virginia. #IOTW #DatabyDEL https://t.co/lp8HUkHUrR

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Messages with an explicit focus on ‘foreign aid’ were unpopular with the US public. Other unpopular messages included messages targeted to specific groups or causes (climate change, youth empowerment, gender inequality). #IOTW #USA https://t.co/RMom8RRERY

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#DatabyDEL reveals the most effective messages when talking to the U.S. public about foreign aid and sustainable development. WASH, food security and access to healthcare are most the popular uses of foreign aid with the US public. #IOTW #USA https://t.co/nH9YurmeQs

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