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star this property date less than 2016-10-19more like thismore than 2016-10-19
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support her Department is giving to aid organisations based in Yemen to deliver humanitarian assistance in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton more like this
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Kate Osamor more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
star this property answer text <p>The UK is the fourth largest donor to Yemen with an additional £37 million in UK funding for Yemen announced at the UN General Assembly. This brings the UK’s total to £100 million in humanitarian assistance for 2016/17 which is provided to aid organisations in Yemen. Last year, we helped more than 1.3 million Yemenis with food, medical supplies, water, and emergency shelter.</p><p>We also continue to urge parties to the conflict to take all reasonable steps to facilitate rapid, safe and unhindered humanitarian access to ensure our partners are able to deliver aid to its intended beneficiaries.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2016-10-25T15:27:08.95Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-25T15:27:08.95Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-07-18more like thismore than 2016-07-18
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment she has made of the need for humanitarian aid and assistance in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Calder Valley more like this
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Craig Whittaker more like this
star this property uin 43117 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The United Nations’ 2016 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (YHRP), published in January 2016, reports that 21.2 million people in Yemen require some kind of humanitarian assistance to meet their basic needs or protect their fundamental rights, particularly for food, water and sanitation, healthcare, and support to internally displaced people. The YHRP is currently 26% funded with donations of £351 million. The UK has so far committed to spending £72 million in Yemen over 2016-17. We continue to call on other donors to provide funding for the crisis.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-07-20T13:32:59.98Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-20T13:32:59.98Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Craig Whittaker more like this
518302
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-09more like thismore than 2016-05-09
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department has plans to hold an international donor conference for the humanitarian response in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 36768 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-11more like thismore than 2016-05-11
star this property answer text <p>The top priority for the present has to be ending the conflict and ensuring aid can reach those in need. We are focused on supporting the UN-led peace talks, increasing commercial imports of food, fuel and medical supplies, and improving humanitarian access.</p><p>We will monitor progress against the 2016 UN appeal closely and consider whether a conference is helpful later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2016-05-11T16:27:28.403Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-11T16:27:28.403Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-06more like thismore than 2015-11-06
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to (a) increase the provision of humanitarian aid in Yemen and (b) ensure that that aid gets to where it is most needed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 15195 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-16more like thismore than 2015-11-16
star this property answer text <p>Increasing the provision of humanitarian aid to Yemen and ensuring that aid gets to those most in need has been one of the UK’s top priorities for Yemen:</p><br /><ul><li>In July the Foreign and Development Secretaries wrote to international donors to raise the profile of Yemen’s humanitarian crisis and encourage more funding to the response.</li><li>On 28 September, the Development Secretary co-hosted a side event on Yemen’s humanitarian crisis at UNGA, at which donors (including the UK) pledged an additional $129 million to Yemen. The Co-Chairs statement from the meeting can be found here: <a href="http://reliefweb.int/report/yemen/co-chairs-statement-ministerial-yemen-meeting-monday-28-september-2015" target="_blank">http://reliefweb.int/report/yemen/co-chairs-statement-ministerial-yemen-meeting-monday-28-september-2015</a>.</li><li>The UK has also worked closely with the King Salman Humanitarian Centre and the UN to ensure Saudi Arabia’s generous $274 million pledge to the UN Flash Appeal was delivered by September this year.</li><li>The UK has also announced £75 million to respond to the crisis in Yemen.</li></ul><br /><p>We work with trusted and impartial actors who have a strong record of prioritising assistance to those most in need and delivering assistance in difficult and dangerous places. We continue to call on all parties to facilitate rapid, safe and unhindered access to all people in need in Yemen; to safeguard key infrastructure, including airports, sea ports, fuel distribution sites and major access routes into Yemen; and to respect the importance of ensuring humanitarian aid is not politicised and goes to the neediest. We will continue to support the UN and NGO partners’ efforts to deliver humanitarian assistance effectively.</p>
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2015-11-16T16:44:56.563Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-16T16:44:56.563Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-07-17more like thismore than 2015-07-17
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to ensure that donors' funds provided to UN and other non-governmental humanitarian agencies for use in Yemen will be delivered impartially to civilians in that country based on established humanitarian principles without political interference. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Mr Andrew Smith more like this
star this property uin 7891 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-23more like thismore than 2015-07-23
star this property answer text <p>All agencies supported by the UK are humanitarian organisations which have robust systems in place, to ensure that UK aid follows humanitarian principles and reaches those in need.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T14:09:24.667Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T14:09:24.667Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Andrew Smith more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-10-21more like thismore than 2015-10-21
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to support access of humanitarian supplies and access by aid workers to Taiz City, Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Fife more like this
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Stephen Gethins more like this
star this property uin 12769 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-28more like thismore than 2015-10-28
star this property answer text <p>Taiz city continues to experience intense fighting, which is making it extremely difficult for aid agencies to deliver humanitarian assistance. Their efforts to access the city and provide relief have been consistently blocked by parties to the conflict over the past month.</p><br /><p>The UK continues to call on all parties to facilitate rapid, safe and unhindered access to all people in need in Yemen. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and support UN and NGO partners’ efforts to deliver humanitarian assistance to Taiz city.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2015-10-28T17:01:32.04Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-28T17:01:32.04Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Gethins more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-05-09more like thismore than 2016-05-09
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to ensure emergency education, in particular for displaced children, is prioritised as part of the emergency response in Yemen; and whether education will be prioritised in her Department's support for the recovery and reconstruction of Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 36769 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-11more like thismore than 2016-05-11
star this property answer text <p>UK aid to Yemen is currently focused on the most urgent life-saving needs, in particular food, nutrition, health, water and sanitation. We have so far helped more than 1.3 million Yemenis who have been affected by the conflict.</p><p>DFID has supported education in Yemen through the Social Fund for Development (SFD). Since 2010, more than 240,000 children have attended schools supported by SFD. DFID is also supporting the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to rehabilitate schools which is helping 3,500 refugee children and Yemeni children from their host communities, to resume education.</p><p>The UK is working closely with the Government of Yemen, Gulf countries, the World Bank, UN and other donors on planning for stabilisation and post-conflict recovery. Any future support will be based upon a comprehensive assessment of needs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2016-05-11T16:27:55.67Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-11T16:27:55.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-04-28more like thismore than 2016-04-28
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to assist humanitarian relief in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clwyd West more like this
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Mr David Jones more like this
star this property uin 904855 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-04more like thismore than 2016-05-04
star this property answer text <p>Yemen is now one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. The UK is the fourth largest donor having more than doubled our commitment to £85m in 2015-16. We have so far helped more than 1.3m Yemenis, providing food, medical supplies, water and emergency shelter to those most in need.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2016-05-04T15:17:17.38Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-04T15:17:17.38Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Jones more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-01-12more like thismore than 2016-01-12
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department has taken with the UN and others to establish a regular, scheduled UN-facilitated cargo flight service into Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ochil and South Perthshire more like this
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Ms Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh more like this
star this property uin 22038 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-19more like thismore than 2016-01-19
star this property answer text <p>DFID has provided £1 million to the UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) to establish a regular flight between Djibouti and Sana’a for the exclusive use of the humanitarian community. UNHAS has provided 88 flights since the crisis began, carrying 2,129 passengers and 8.6 metric tons of essential medical supplies. 14 UN agencies and 28 NGOs are now using the service. We are also working with UNHAS to establish other regular flight services to Yemen.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2016-01-19T16:35:48.573Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-19T16:35:48.573Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ms Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what resources her Department plans to allocate to Yemen over the next six months in response to the UN Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs' level 3 emergency appeal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 6890 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
star this property answer text <p>On 19 June, the International Development Secretary announced an additional £40 million for the humanitarian response in Yemen, bringing the total UK contribution to £55 million for 2015-16. In line with the United Nations Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan, our support provides lifesaving assistance such as medical supplies, water, food and emergency shelter; helps treat severe acute malnutrition; and supports UN work to co-ordinate the humanitarian response.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2015-07-21T13:26:39.06Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-21T13:26:39.06Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this