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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar 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 current commitment, bilaterally and multilaterally, to the United Nations Level 3 Emergency Situation in Central African Republic. more like this
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Baroness Berridge more like this
star this property uin HL2215 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>In December 2013 the UN declared a Level 3 crisis in CAR which is in effect until December 2014. The UK welcomed the UN declaration which more accurately reflected the severity of the situation on the ground and brought much needed attention and resources from across the UN system to respond to the crisis.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK has been closely monitoring the situation and has committed a total of £18 million in humanitarian funding to CAR in 2014 to help hundreds of thousands of people, along with £7 million in Cameroon and Chad to assist CAR refugees. The funds are going towards the protection of civilians, urgent medical assistance, and to food security and livelihoods assistance through UN agencies, the Red Cross and NGOs. In 2014, the UK is the third largest bilateral humanitarian donor to CAR after the USA (£87 million) and the EU (£39 million). The UK’s combined bilateral and multilateral contributions (through the EU and the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund) to the CAR crisis total £27 million in 2014.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T11:56:42.4166785Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T11:56:42.4166785Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Central African Republic 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 when they will review the level of humanitarian aid given bilaterally to the Central African Republic. more like this
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Baroness Berridge more like this
star this property uin HL2216 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>The UK has been closely monitoring the situation in CAR and has committed a total of £18 million in humanitarian funding to CAR in 2014 to help hundreds of thousands of people, along with £7 million in Cameroon and Chad to assist CAR refugees. In 2014, the UK is the third largest bilateral humanitarian donor to CAR after the USA (£87 million) and the EU (£39 million). DFID officials conduct quarterly visits to CAR in order to meet with partners and review the response.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-03T11:58:34.5403704Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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4218
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
100003
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Pakistan more like this
star this property house id 2 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 projects they fund within the educational services in Pakistan that promote religious tolerance. more like this
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Baroness Berridge more like this
star this property uin HL2218 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s provincial education programmes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab provinces support the implementation of Pakistan’s 2006 reformed curriculum which includes teaching on religious tolerance and respect for diversity. In 2014 DFID support will benefit some 6.3 million children in school in Pakistan.<br></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T11:55:38.2788256Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T11:55:38.2788256Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ebola more like this
star this property house id 2 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 military personnel they are providing to contain the spread of ebola; and how many staffed and equipped field hospitals they have, if any. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL2220 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>In response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the UK has committed £205 million to contain, combat and ultimately defeat the disease in Sierra Leone. UK support will include the construction of six Ebola treatment centres across the country, providing 700 beds to treat 8,800 patients over the next six months.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In support of this effort, the UK has deployed 750 military personnel to Sierra Leone. This will support the deployment of RFA Argus and three Merlin helicopters which will provide crucial transport support to medical teams and aid experts. It also includes military personnel to staff a WHO Ebola Training Facility training healthcare workers, logisticians and hygiene specialists; and support to a UK joint civilian-military command and control hub, which will provide the backbone of infrastructure, commodities, training and management needed to scale up the response in Sierra Leone.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T11:56:18.1600331Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T11:56:18.1600331Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Electronic Government more like this
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 progress her Department made towards achieving the departmental digital strategy objective of becoming digital by default. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
star this property uin 211258 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s Digital Strategy 12 Months On Report (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/department-for-international-development-digital-strategy-2012-to-2015" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/department-for-international-development-digital-strategy-2012-to-2015</a>) details our Department’s progress during 2013. We will publish a report on our progress made during 2014 in December 2014. This will include updates on delivering better results, building capability in our staff, making it easy to do business with DFID (such as the new international development funding finder) and improving the way we communicate on major issues.</p><p> </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 2014-10-24T12:53:43.5745642Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T12:53:43.5745642Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
100220
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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Iraq more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, how many women and girls have been assisted by UK aid programmes in the Kurdish region of Iraq in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Mr Frank Roy more like this
star this property uin 211269 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>In response to the current crisis, the UK has allocated an overall aid package of £23 million for 2014/15 to support the needs of internally displaced people in Iraq. £18.7 million of this has been allocated for Northern Iraq. Given the displacement and movement of people in Iraq, it is not possible to have precise information on the number of women and girls assisted by UK aid programmes in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DFID funding includes programming to prevent and respond to sexual violence. Activities include establishing women and children’s community centres, which provide group counselling and support for women, as well as offering safe spaces for children to play and learn.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:29:09.0688251Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:29:09.0688251Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Frank Roy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Iraq more like this
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, how much UK aid has been allocated to the Kurdish region of Iraq in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Mr Frank Roy more like this
star this property uin 211268 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>In response to the current crisis, the UK has allocated an overall aid package of £23 million for 2014/15 to support the needs of internally displaced people in Iraq. £18.7 million of this has been allocated for Northern Iraq. The total amount of aid that has been allocated to the Kurdistan region of Iraq is not possible to quantify exactly as our humanitarian partners are distributing aid based on need across Northern Iraq.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 211262 more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:25:25.0573833Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:25:25.0573833Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Frank Roy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Iraq more like this
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, how many air drops of aid the UK has undertaken in the Kurdish region of Iraq during the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Mr Frank Roy more like this
star this property uin 211264 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The UK has not carried out any aid drops to the Kurdistan region of Iraq.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK carried out 7 airdrops of humanitarian assistance to Mount Sinjar and 2 air drops to the town of Amerli in Northern Iraq.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:27:01.5505968Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:27:01.5505968Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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626
star this property label Biography information for Mr Frank Roy more like this
100223
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Iraq more like this
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, how much UK aid has been allocated to Iraq in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Mr Frank Roy more like this
star this property uin 211262 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>In response to the current crisis, the UK has allocated an overall aid package of £23 million for 2014/15 to support the needs of internally displaced people in Iraq. £18.7 million of this has been allocated for Northern Iraq. The total amount of aid that has been allocated to the Kurdistan region of Iraq is not possible to quantify exactly as our humanitarian partners are distributing aid based on need across Northern Iraq.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 211268 more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:25:24.9680055Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:25:24.9680055Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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626
star this property label Biography information for Mr Frank Roy more like this
100224
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Electronic Government more like this
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 progress in digital service delivery her Department has made since setting up the Digital Advisory Panel. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
star this property uin 211351 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>The Digital Advisory Panel has focused on the areas of work outlined in the DFID digital strategy and challenged the department to look at ways of improving how digital can support delivery of results in our development programmes, improve our internal business processes, and help us become more open and engaging. We will publish a report on our progress in December 2014.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </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 2014-10-24T12:54:42.9632287Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T12:54:42.9632287Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this