Veterans Abroad and Some in UK They are Dying Fast of Poverty

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2018     7 Months ago.  International development secretary, UK. Penny Mordaunt pledges to support Commonwealth veterans. Approximately 8,500 of these veterans or their widows are today living below the poverty line around the world, such as in India, Pakistan and a number of African countries.

 

2019     3 Months ago.

UK aid to protect 7,000 Commonwealth veterans of the British Armed Forces from extreme poverty

Over 7,000 veterans of the Commonwealth will receive two meals a day through UK aid, International Development Secretary announces.

Relative of The Gambia soldier with his medals.

Veterans numbers 8500 June 2018

Dropped to

Veterans  7000  November 2018

By the time payments, if any at all are made there is good probability few hundred veterans may still be living.

 

 

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