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star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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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: Overseas 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 funding his Department has allocated to support the reconstruction of infrastructure 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 254124 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>The UK is working with the Government of Yemen, Gulf partners, the UN, international financial institutions, and other donors on planning for Yemen’s post-conflict recovery. This includes emphasising the importance of providing security, stabilising the economy, and delivering basic services. We will continue to work closely with all parties to support Yemen’s recovery following any political settlement.</p><p> </p><p>We are also continuing our work to protect key institutions that will be critical to Yemen’s future development. Between 2010 and 2018, for example, DFID contributed £108 million to the Yemen Social Fund for Development, providing hundreds of thousands of Yemenis with work opportunities restoring roads, health clinics, and agricultural land, as well as providing training, infrastructure improvements, and clean water to thousands more.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T14:43:35.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T14:43:35.233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
1092673
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star this property date less than 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
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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: Overseas 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 proportion of the UK’s aid spending on Yemen is allocated directly to Yemeni NGOs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 235238 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 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
star this property answer text <p>The international humanitarian response relies on national NGOs for aid delivery. This is the only way to reach the millions of Yemenis in need, including those in remote or difficult to reach areas. For example, over 50% of the delivery partners of the Yemen Humanitarian Pooled Fund (YHPF) are national NGOs. The YHFP is a key funding mechanism that provides rapid support to NGOs and UN agencies to meet priority humanitarian needs in Yemen.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-03-26T14:44:55.077Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-26T14:44:55.077Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1077234
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
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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: Overseas 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, with reference to the Prime Minister's statement of 24 February 2019 in Sharm El Sheikh, to whom and in what capacity will the UK Government's £200 million funding for humanitarian support for Yemen be provided. 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 225389 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 2019-02-28more like thismore than 2019-02-28
star this property answer text <p>On 24 February, the Prime Minister announced that the UK will provide an additional £200 million in response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen for the next financial year (2019/2020).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This funding will be provided through UN agencies operating in Yemen, including the World Food Programme, UNICEF and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), as well as international NGOs, including CARE. It will support these partners and others to provide millions of vulnerable Yemenis with cash and vouchers for food, treatment for malnutrition and disease, and to rehabilitate water and sanitation services.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-02-28T16:53:08.833Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-28T16:53:08.833Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
1077235
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star this property date less than 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
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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: Overseas 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, with reference to the Prime Minister's statement of 24 February 2019 in Sharm El Sheikh, when the UK Government's £200 million funding for support for victims of the Yemen conflict will be released. 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 225390 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 2019-02-28more like thismore than 2019-02-28
star this property answer text <p>The additional £200 million announced by the Prime Minister on 24 February in response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen will be spent over the course of the coming financial year (2019/2020). It brings the UK’s total commitment to Yemen to over £770 million since the conflict began in 2015.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-02-28T16:53:38.31Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-28T16:53:38.31Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt 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 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
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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: Overseas 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 help improve the provision of (a) reproductive health and (b) gender-based violence prevention services in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
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Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
star this property uin 219374 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 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
star this property answer text <p>As part of its £96.5 million of funding to UNICEF in Yemen over the coming three years, the UK will support 800,000 people with reproductive health services. This includes support for over 300,000 people with family planning advice, 292,000 women with antenatal check-ups and 117,000 women during childbirth.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is also supporting measures to prevent violence against women and girls in Yemen as part of its £13 million of funding this financial year (2018/2019) for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and International Office for Migration.</p><p> </p><p>These measures include medical support, legal services and psychosocial counselling to over 1,700 female sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) survivors in Yemen, as well as the establishment of twelve gender specific community-based committees to work on SGBV prevention.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-02-14T17:01:57.667Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T17:01:57.667Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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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: Overseas 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 estimate he has made of the number of international aid workers operating 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 213217 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 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
star this property answer text <p>DFID does not collect or verify data on the number of international aid workers in each country.</p><p> </p><p>The current ceiling on international UN Country Team workers in Yemen, however, is between 180 and 190 staff members. This ceiling is set by the UN’s Department of Safety and Security.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-02-04T17:13:10.58Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-04T17:13:10.58Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt 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 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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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: Overseas 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 estimate he has made of the number of international aid workers killed while operating in Yemen in each year since 2016. 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 213218 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 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
star this property answer text <p>The Aid Worker Security Database (ASWD) collects data on major incidents of violence against humanitarian operations throughout the world and is commonly cited by UN agencies and NGOs.</p><p> </p><p>It has not yet released data for 2018, but records six incidents of ‘major violence against humanitarian operations’ in Yemen in 2017 and seven in 2016. In April 2018 Hana Lahoud, a Lebanese national in charge of the ICRC’s detention programme in Yemen was tragically killed in Taiz.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-02-04T17:14:13.143Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-04T17:14:13.143Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt 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 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
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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: Overseas 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 strengthen local service delivery 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 204386 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-08more like thismore than 2019-01-08
star this property answer text <p>The UK is working closely with partners in Yemen to support the delivery of local services on which Yemenis rely. This includes the Yemeni Social Fund for Development, a national development institution established in 1997 to improve basic services, enhance economic opportunities, and reduce the vulnerability of the poor.</p><p> </p><p>Between 2010 and 2018, DFID contributed £108 million to the Yemen Social Fund for Development to provide hundreds of thousands of Yemenis with work opportunities restoring roads, health clinics, and agricultural land, as well as providing training, infrastructure improvements, and clean water to thousands more. We will be funding the Yemen Social Fund for Development again this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-01-08T14:06:30.383Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-08T14:06:30.383Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt 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 2018-12-07more like thismore than 2018-12-07
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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: Overseas Aid remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of the conflict in Yemen on that country's economy; and what steps her Department is taking to support the Yemen economy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 200071 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 2018-12-14more like thismore than 2018-12-14
star this property answer text <p>Yemen’s recent economic crisis is one of the biggest risks threatening to tip Yemen into famine, with the Yemeni Riyal losing over 40% of its value between June and October.</p><p>The UK’s immediate leadership at the height of the economic crisis in October prevented a worsening of the situation. We worked with the Central Bank of Yemen in releasing $270 million of hard currency, provided by Saudi Arabia, to support importers bringing food staples into the country.</p><p>We also successfully pressed for the suspension of unnecessary processes introduced by the Government of Yemen in bringing these goods into the country. This has eased the pressure of price increases and temporarily stabilised the currency - the value of the Riyal has since appreciated, rising from 755 YER per USD to 500 YER per USD.</p><p>However, much more remains to be done. The UK is now working with the Government of Yemen to facilitate greater financial transparency, ensure foreign currency is available to commercial importers and rebuild key financial institutions.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-12-14T15:33:19.72Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-14T15:33:19.72Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
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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: Overseas Aid remove filter
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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 (a) refugees from Yemen and (b) internally displaced people in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 198169 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-06more like thismore than 2018-12-06
star this property answer text <p>The UK has been at the forefront of the humanitarian response in Yemen and focusses on addressing the critical needs of people inside the country, including those who have been internally displaced by the conflict. In April this year, the UK announced £170 million in response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen for this Financial Year.</p><p> </p><p>There are far fewer Yemenis displaced across borders than other situations in the world due to geography and poverty. There is for example a refugee settlement in Djibouti of around 2,000 people - a number which has remained stable in recent years.</p><p> </p><p>The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) estimate that up to three million people have been internally displaced since the conflict began in Yemen in 2015, with over 450,000 displaced from and within Hodeidah governorate between 1 June and 23 October 2018.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is providing £36m to IOM and UNHCR to help over 21,000 displaced people buy vital food through cash transfers, and enabling access to clean water, primary health care and support in response to sexual violence. Furthermore, in July this year DFID flew in 3,000 tents as well as thousands more blankets, solar lanterns, and kitchen sets into Aden to help with emergency needs in Hodeidah governorate.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-12-06T17:55:39.35Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-06T17:55:39.35Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this