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star this property date less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
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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 Central African Republic more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of reports of worsening humanitarian access to the Central African Republic. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL1246 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-08-04more like thismore than 2014-08-04
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Conditions in CAR are extremely challenging for both humanitarian workers and local communities. The Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has reported over 770 security incidents throughout CAR since January 2014. 67 of these incidents have directly targeted humanitarian personnel. DFID is working with agencies which have appropriate systems and a level of community acceptance to enable them to access some of the most vulnerable populations in CAR. In 2014 DFID has funded the ICRC, UN agencies and international NGOs to support communities who have suffered from the violence.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-08-04T10:42:38.7159895Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-04T10:42:38.7159895Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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738
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
79501
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
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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 Ukraine more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what medical assistance they are providing to military hospitals in Ukraine. more like this
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Lord Bradshaw more like this
star this property uin HL1400 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 2014-08-11more like thismore than 2014-08-11
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK Government is not providing direct medical assistance to military hospitals in Ukraine. Assistance to military hospitals cannot be recorded as Official Development Assistance (ODA), in line with Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development criteria.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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less than 2014-08-11T12:47:08.4077291Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-11T12:47:08.4077291Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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2483
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bradshaw more like this
78306
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-16more like thismore than 2014-07-16
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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 Pakistan more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have provided any financial support to internally displaced people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa<b></b>following the recent military operation conducted by the army of Pakistan in North Waziristan. more like this
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Lord Ahmed more like this
star this property uin HL1196 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-29more like thismore than 2014-07-29
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>DFID has allocated up to £5 million to support the Government of Pakistan’s efforts to help some of the most vulnerable internally displaced people following the military operation in North Waziristan. This will provide people with ration packs, non-food items such as cooking utensils and solar lanterns, and water and sanitation services.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-29T16:53:39.6506515Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-29T16:53:39.6506515Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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3470
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmed more like this
65920
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
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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 Syria more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to take action to ensure that essential medical and relief supplies reach people in the autonomous Kurdish cantons of north and east Syria. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL847 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 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>In Syria and the region, UK aid is supporting food for up to 535,000 people a month and water for up to 1.5 million people. UK support to WHO will provide vulnerable Syrians with essential access to comprehensive health services. WHO are also supporting trauma systems, delivering essential supplies and augmenting health systems to respond to outbreaks of diseases. Across Syria the UK has already funded over 244,000 medical consultations to critically injured and sick people.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:49:40.5234749Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:49:40.5234749Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
77276
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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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 Syria more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' report <i>Woman Alone</i>: <i>The fight for survival by Syria’s refugee women</i>; and of its assessment of the situation of Syrian refugee families in Egypt, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan which are headed by women. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL1010 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 2014-07-24more like thismore than 2014-07-24
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK welcomes the publication of this report, which highlights the distressing reality for women and girls affected by the crisis in Syria. Our assessment is that it accurately describes many of the hardships faced by refugee women who have become heads of their households as a result of the conflict, but also their resilience and bravery in the face of such hardships.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-24T14:21:57.758556Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-24T14:21:57.758556Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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738
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
64597
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star this property date less than 2014-06-27more like thismore than 2014-06-27
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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 Burma more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how Chin and Karenni children are likely to be reached by the Myanmar Education Consortium in Myanmar. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
star this property uin HL684 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 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>A local partner of the Myanmar Education Consortium (MEC), Kayan New Generation Youth, is working with Karenni communities in four states: Kayah, Kayin, Naypyidaw and Shan (south). The MEC is not currently supporting partners in Chin State. However, it is supporting a local organisation, Linguistic Society, working in Rakhine, which is developing early childhood care and development material in one of the ethnic languages used in Southern Chin and adjoining Myebone township in Rakhine.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-08T16:17:08.3631441Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-08T16:17:08.3631441Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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3895
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
77307
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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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 Government Departments: Air Travel more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much was spent on first class air travel by the Department for International Development in the latest convenient period; and what was the justification for such expenditure. more like this
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Lord Rooker more like this
star this property uin HL1041 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 2014-07-24more like thismore than 2014-07-24
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>According to DFID records, no staff have flown first class during this financial year.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-24T16:26:03.5258217Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-24T16:26:03.5258217Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Rooker more like this
49819
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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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 house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the displacement of people from the Syrian town of Kessab. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Coventry more like this
star this property uin HL6832 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 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>According to UN sources, approximately 1,500 to 1,600 families have been displaced from the city of Kessab.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of Coventry more like this
79811
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star this property date less than 2014-07-30more like thismore than 2014-07-30
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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 Palestinians more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the practical and humanitarian consequences of the damage recently done to the large electricity plant in Gaza. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL1700 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 2014-08-18more like thismore than 2014-08-18
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>According to the UN, Gaza’s sole power plant remains shut down after being shelled on 29 July. The UN estimate that repairs may take months to complete, exacerbating the electricity crisis. The residents of Gaza are currently receiving on average 2 to 4 hours of electricity a day. This is affecting private households, companies and public services provision, including water, sanitation and health facilities as well as basic access to food.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK will provide more than £17 million in emergency support for Gaza. This includes £6 million for the UN Relief and Works Agency Appeal, which will fund basic shelter, blankets, hygiene kits, nappies and other vital help for tens of thousands of displaced people; £3million for the World Food Programme’s appeal to provide emergency food vouchers for more than 300,000 people for one month; and £3million of support brought forward for the International Committee of the Red Cross. DFID has also activated the £3 million Rapid Response Facility which allows the UK to provide emergency support via pre-approved organisations that can rapidly deliver medical, water and sanitation assistance in response to a disaster or humanitarian crisis overseas. We are also matching donations to the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal for Gaza, up to a total of £2 million.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-08-18T09:44:04.4780471Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-18T09:44:04.4780471Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
61288
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-10more like thismore than 2014-06-10
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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 Sudan more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many displaced people they estimate to be in Darfur, Sudan; how many visits Department for International Development staff have paid to Darfur in the last two years; and which organisations they support there. more like this
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The Earl of Sandwich more like this
star this property uin HL248 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 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>According to the latest update from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on 15 June 2014, the cumulative number of verified Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Darfur who have been displaced since January 2014 and have yet to return to their areas of origin is <strong>264,528</strong>. This figure is in addition to the estimated number of over 2 million people who, at the end of 2013, have been living in longer term displacement. It is not possible to determine retroactively the number of visits that have occurred over the past two years but DFID staff do travel regularly to Darfur. To date in 2014, there have been a total of six separate visits with a total of eight DFID staff participating, including two by the Head of DFID Sudan.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DFID has provided support to a wide range of development and humanitarian organisations working in Darfur both directly and through different joint funds such as the Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) and the Darfur Community Peace and Stability Fund (DCPSF). Direct funds go to organisations including the following: the World Food Programme, Catholic Relief Services, World Vision Sudan, Oxfam America, Norwegian Church Aid Sudan and United Methodist Committee on Relief. Organisations getting funding through the joint funds include agencies, funds and programmes of the United Nations, International Organisations, International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) and National Non-Governmental Organisations (NNGOs).</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-06-19T13:59:38.5977595Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-19T13:59:38.5977595Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Sandwich more like this