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star this property date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
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Department for International Development more like this
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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 Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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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 climate action is a priority for her Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough more like this
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 221012 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 2019-02-18
star this property answer text <p>Tackling climate change is a priority for the UK Government and for the Department of International Development (DFID). The UK has pledged to deliver £5.8bn of International Climate Finance (ICF) from 2016/17 – 2020/21 to help poorer countries tackle climate change. DFID funds are helping to build the resilience of people and communities to cope with climate change already locked in, including to natural disasters; to support the development of low carbon and climate resilient infrastructure; and to support new technology, research and innovation to improve the effectiveness of action on climate change. Since 2011 the ICF has helped 47 million people to cope with the effects of climate change in the developing world, and enabled 17 million to have access to clean energy.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK is also working to increase international action on climate change. This year DFID is supporting the Prime Minister who has been asked by the United Nations Secretary General to promote more action to build resilience to the impact of climate change already locked in, ahead of his Summit on Climate Change in September 2019.</p><p> </p>
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 2019-02-18T18:03:40.027Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T18:03:40.027Z
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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 Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
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Department for International Development more like this
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 Developing Countries: Climate Change 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 the Government plans to provide additional funding to tackle climate change in developing countries beyond the £5.8 billion allocated between 2016 and 2021. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton more like this
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 197473 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 2018-12-04more like thismore than 2018-12-04
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is delivering the £5.8 billion of climate finance we pledged to provide between 2016 and 2021, and we are committed to ensuring we use this funding to best effect. Since 2011 we have supported 47 million people to cope with the effects of climate change, and 17 million to access clean energy.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is playing a strong role in ensuring developed countries fulfil the collective commitment to mobilise $100 billion in climate finance by 2020 from public and private sources. For DFID a key part of this is working with the multilateral agencies which DFID funds, most notably the World Bank and Regional Development Banks, so that they make their best contribution to tackling climate change effectively.</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 2018-12-04T17:43:44.083Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T17:43:44.083Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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4515
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
990328
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-18more like thismore than 2018-10-18
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Department for International Development more like this
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 Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that the UK meets sustainable development goal 13 on climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton more like this
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 181314 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 2018-10-26more like thismore than 2018-10-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK played a key role in establishing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and we are determined to be at the forefront of delivering them.</p><p> </p><p>To support developing countries to respond to the challenges of climate change, the UK has pledged to provide at least £5.8bn of International Climate Finance between 2016/17 and 2020/21. Since 2011 UK climate investments have supported 47 million people to cope with the effects of climate change and provided 17 million people with improved access to clean energy.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is also working with the UN to lead international efforts on resilience for the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit in 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2018-10-26T13:32:17.393Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-26T13:32:17.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4515
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-18more like thismore than 2018-10-18
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Department for International Development more like this
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 Developing Countries: Climate Change 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 support communities in developing countries that are affected by climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dundee West more like this
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Chris Law more like this
star this property uin 181257 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 2018-10-23more like thismore than 2018-10-23
star this property answer text <p>As the recent IPCC report has made clear, climate change is one of the biggest global threats to sustained development and our own way of life. This is why the UK is taking a leading role in tackling climate change and protecting the world’s natural resources.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has committed to £5.8bn of climate finance from 2016/17 – 2020/21. This includes specific assistance to help people and communities to be more resilient to climate change. For example, under our Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters programme, we are helping farmers in Burkina Faso prepare for heavy rains and high temperatures, which will help improve household food security and livelihoods. Since 2011, UK climate investments have supported 47 million people to cope with the effects of climate change and provided 17 million people with improved access to clean energy. More detail of our results is available on GOV.UK.</p><p> </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 2018-10-23T15:04:27.887Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-23T15:04:27.887Z
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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 Chris Law more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-30more like thismore than 2018-04-30
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Department for International Development more like this
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 Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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 plans they have, if any, to focus economic and technical assistance to those developing countries in the tropics that are experiencing the most adverse effects of climate change. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
star this property uin HL7402 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 2018-05-10more like thismore than 2018-05-10
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government has committed to provide £5.8bn of Official Development Assistance as International Climate Finance (ICF) between April 2016 and March 2021, including to many of the countries in the tropics.</p><p>UK assistance helps the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people to build resilience and cope with the impacts of climate change, move to a low carbon economy and thus reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and improve the stewardship of natural resources, especially forests.</p><p>UK assistance has already helped 34 million people to cope with the effects of climate change and we will continue to support those who are most in need.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-05-10T15:22:16.587Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-10T15:22:16.587Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
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Department for International Development more like this
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 Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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 much and what proportion of spending on adaptation in countries receiving finance from the International Climate Fund has been on health-related adaptation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge more like this
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Daniel Zeichner more like this
star this property uin 116333 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 2017-12-05more like thismore than 2017-12-05
star this property answer text <p>In 2016, the UK spent directly £411 million on programmes to help countries build their resilience and adapt to climate change and a further £371 million on programmes to support sustainable development and help reduce their carbon emissions. Of this, £12 million (1%) was on projects specifically targeting health and a further £370 million (47%) through programmes which may also have health benefits, such as on clean energy, agriculture, nutrition, and water, sanitation and hygiene programmes.</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 2017-12-05T11:43:58.647Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-05T11:43:58.647Z
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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 Daniel Zeichner more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-04-13more like thismore than 2017-04-13
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Department for International Development more like this
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 Developing Countries: Climate Change 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 her Department is taking to support children displaced by climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wigan more like this
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Lisa Nandy more like this
star this property uin 70882 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 2017-04-24more like thismore than 2017-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The UK is playing a leading role to assist children in developing countries affected by humanitarian crisis, disasters and forced migration induced by climate risks such as droughts and flood. We work with mandated protection agencies, including ICRC, UNHCR and UNICEF, as well as international NGOs, who advocate for children’s rights, set standards, and implement programmes such as family reunification, case management, education, psychosocial and mental health support.</p><p>Through the UK’s International Climate Finance we have also supported 21 million people to cope with the effects of climate change, helping families to respond to shocks and to adapt their livelihoods so they are more resilient in the future.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stockton South more like this
star this property answering member printed James Wharton more like this
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less than 2017-04-24T15:49:41.343Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-24T15:49:41.343Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lisa Nandy more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-01-30more like thismore than 2017-01-30
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Department for International Development more like this
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 Developing Countries: Climate Change 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, how much government funding is provided for climate action in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
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David Simpson more like this
star this property uin 62257 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 2017-02-02more like thismore than 2017-02-02
star this property answer text <p>Over the last five years, the UK Government has provided £3.87 billion for climate action in developing countries. This has, amongst other things, supported 21 million people to cope with the effects of climate change and helped 6.6 million people access clean energy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stockton South more like this
star this property answering member printed James Wharton more like this
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less than 2017-02-02T17:49:17.03Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-02T17:49:17.03Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
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Department for International Development more like this
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 Developing Countries: Climate Change 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 she plans to take to build resilience to climate change in developing countries through weather-indexed insurance at the Marrakech climate conference in November. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Na h-Eileanan an Iar more like this
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Angus Brendan MacNeil more like this
star this property uin 50191 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-28more like thismore than 2016-10-28
star this property answer text <p>In December 2015, every G7 nation set out how they will meet a collective target to reach an additional 400 million people with risk insurance by 2020. The UK has led the way, making excellent progress in delivering on its pledges of support for Climate Risk Insurance in the past year including funding for African Risk Capacity (ARC) and Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (PCRAFI). UK Ministers have been invited to participate in side events at COP to highlight progress with the G7’s InsuResilience climate risk insurance initiative and on ARC.</p><p>Currently, just 5% of losses from natural disasters in low-income countries are covered by insurance (against around 40% in developed countries), leaving millions with nothing to rebuild their lives after disaster strikes. UK initiatives give countries and people the tools they need to get themselves back on their feet, which is firmly in our national interest.</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 2016-10-28T13:28:37.913Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-28T13:28:37.913Z
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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 Angus Brendan MacNeil more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
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Department for International Development more like this
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 Developing Countries: Climate Change 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, if she will increase climate risk insurance programmes to address loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change on developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Na h-Eileanan an Iar more like this
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Angus Brendan MacNeil more like this
star this property uin 50190 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-28more like thismore than 2016-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The UK is proud to be a global leader in disaster risk finance and insurance and we are committed to contributing to meeting the G7’s InsuResilience collective target (set out in the 2015 G7 Leaders Elmau declaration) of helping up to an additional 400 million people in the most vulnerable developing countries to gain access to climate risk insurance by 2020.</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 2016-10-28T13:17:55.51Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-28T13:17:55.51Z
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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 Angus Brendan MacNeil more like this