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Island thanks from Eddie Izzard

Thu, 15 Aug 2013

The Isle of Man has been thanked for its support for children’s charity UNICEF by one of Britain’s most famous actors and comedians.


Stand-up Eddie Izzard is an ambassador for the organisation and is supporting the war relief effort for children affected by the Syrian conflict.


Tynwald recently donated £30,000 to the cause and received a handwritten letter of thanks from The Chronicles of Narnia star who recently visited a refugee camp.


The island’s International Development Committee said it was crucial the Isle of Man continued to support humanitarian causes and relief efforts.


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