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star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid: Greenhouse Gas Emissions more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to ensure funding disbursed by her Department does not contribute to increased greenhouse gas emissions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wrexham more like this
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Ian C. Lucas more like this
star this property uin 10073 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-18more like thismore than 2015-09-18
star this property answer text <p>DFID is committed to supporting Climate Smart Development which tackles climate change and reduces poverty. This approach focuses on building the resilience of people in developing countries to the impacts of climate change, supporting economic development through low carbon growth, and promoting good governance of natural resources. A key part of this approach is to ensure that DFID programmes help address climate change, including reducing emissions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-18T10:54:48.27Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-18T10:54:48.27Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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1470
unstar this property label Biography information for Ian C. Lucas more like this
418482
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star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development remove filter
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what (a) financial and (b) other support her Department is providing to the least developed countries to tackle climate change and its effects. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wrexham more like this
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Ian C. Lucas more like this
star this property uin 10075 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-18more like thismore than 2015-09-18
star this property answer text <p>DFID is committed to supporting Climate Smart Development which tackles climate change and reduces poverty in developing countries. Our programmes aim to increase the ability of poor people to cope with the impacts of climate-related shocks, including droughts, floods and storms, and to build their resilience to future changes in climate. The International Climate Fund (ICF) is the UK Government’s vehicle for delivering climate finance assistance and other forms of support, such as technical assistance. Through the ICF the UK government is providing £3.87bn in support between 2011/12 and 2015/16.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-18T10:53:10.297Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-18T10:53:10.297Z
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1582
star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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1470
unstar this property label Biography information for Ian C. Lucas more like this
418735
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star this property date less than 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development remove filter
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Freedom of Information 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 hours her Department spent on processing freedom of information requests in each of the last 24 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Aberdeen North more like this
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Kirsty Blackman more like this
star this property uin 10227 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-21more like thismore than 2015-09-21
star this property answer text <p>All DFID staff are responsible for ensuring that the Department is able to meet its legislative obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and may be involved in the processing of requests. The number of hours spent on this activity is not separately identifiable.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-21T12:27:51.707Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-21T12:27:51.707Z
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1582
star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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4357
unstar this property label Biography information for Kirsty Blackman more like this
418965
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star this property date less than 2015-09-15more like thismore than 2015-09-15
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Central African Republic: Health and Nutrition 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, what assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of UK aid funding for health and nutrition programmes in the Central African Republic. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Mr Andrew Smith more like this
star this property uin 10300 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-22more like thismore than 2015-09-22
star this property answer text <p>The UK is currently the second largest bilateral humanitarian donor to the Central African Republic. Since 2013, DFID has contributed £34 million to programmes supporting healthcare and nutrition for Central Africans and Central African refugees. In 2015, we hope to reach more than 300,000 people with health and nutritional assistance in CAR.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-22T11:05:14.47Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-22T11:05:14.47Z
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1582
star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Andrew Smith more like this
418969
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star this property date less than 2015-09-15more like thismore than 2015-09-15
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Mozambique: Sanitation more like this
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, how much her Department has spent on water, sanitation and hygiene services in (a) rural and (b) urban areas in Mozambique in each of the last five years; and how much such spending her Department has planned in each of the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 10309 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-22more like thismore than 2015-09-22
star this property answer text <p>UK has spent £23.9 million in rural water and sanitation in Mozambique over the past five years. Our programme includes direct support and technical assistance to government to plan, build and maintain water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services. We have also worked with UNICEF, a global leader in the provision of WASH services. Over the past four years the UK has helped an additional 2.3 million people gain access to clean water and a further 2.1 million to sanitation.</p><p> </p><p>Full details of DFID funding to Mozambique are published on the Development Tracker website: <a href="http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/" target="_blank">http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/</a>.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is currently in the process of finalising its programme portfolio for 2016-2020 and will decide any continued investments in WASH accordingly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-22T11:14:00.11Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-22T11:14:00.11Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
418963
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star this property date less than 2015-09-15more like thismore than 2015-09-15
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Malawi: Sanitation more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much her Department has spent on water, sanitation and hygiene services in (a) rural and (b) urban areas in Malawi in each of the last five years; and how much such spending her Department has planned in each of the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 10310 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-22more like thismore than 2015-09-22
star this property answer text <p>DFID has committed £21.6m in funding for water, sanitation and hygiene in Malawi since 2010. By mid-2016, UK aid will have ensured that 750,000 people in Malawi will benefit from safer water and improved sanitation.</p><p> </p><p>Full details of DFID funding to Malawi are published on the Development Tracker website: <a href="http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/" target="_blank">http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/</a>.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is currently in the process of finalising its programme portfolio for 2016-2020 and will decide any continued investments in WASH accordingly.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-22T11:17:10.563Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-22T11:17:10.563Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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301
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
418964
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star this property date less than 2015-09-15more like thismore than 2015-09-15
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Liberia: Sanitation more like this
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, how much her Department has spent on water, sanitation and hygiene services in (a) rural and (b) urban areas in Liberia in each of the last five years; and how much such spending her Department has planned in each of the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 10311 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-22more like thismore than 2015-09-22
star this property answer text <p>DFID has spent £6.8m on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services (WASH) programmes in Liberia since 2009.</p><p> </p><p>This includes work on both physical infrastructure and hygiene promotion in rural and urban areas; however the data is not broken down in the format requested.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to support for water, sanitation and hygiene services, DFID has supported the World Bank Liberia Reconstruction Trust Fund (LRTF) since its inception, which has resulted in improved solid waste management and collection in Monrovia.</p><p> </p><p>Full details of DFID funding to Liberia are published on the Development Tracker website: http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is currently in the process of finalising its programme portfolio for 2016-2020 and will decide any continued investments in WASH accordingly.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-22T11:21:40.847Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-22T11:21:40.847Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
418968
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star this property date less than 2015-09-15more like thismore than 2015-09-15
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Horn of Africa: Famine more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what material support and assistance her Department is providing to support countries in the Horn of Africa suffering from famine; and if she will make a statement. 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 10356 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-12more like thismore than 2015-10-12
star this property answer text <p>Ongoing humanitarian and development support is vital in order to avert famine in the most vulnerable areas. DFID spent £293 million on humanitarian assistance in the region over the last financial year, providing support to vulnerable people affected by food insecurity and conflict crises. We also use our development funding to support programmes that build resilience to climate change and strengthen early warning systems: for instance DFID has supported the strengthening of Ethiopia’s hydro-meteorological network enabling more accurate measurement and prediction of extreme weather and flooding.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-10-12T12:05:16.373Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-12T12:05:16.373Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
418966
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star this property date less than 2015-09-15more like thismore than 2015-09-15
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Caribbean: Storms more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support her Department is providing to people affected by Tropical Storm Erika. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tottenham more like this
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Mr David Lammy more like this
star this property uin 10376 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-22more like thismore than 2015-09-22
star this property answer text <p>Working through the Pan American Health Organisation and the International Federation of the Red Cross, DFID has been able to provide medical supplies and health care response workers and support efforts to re-establish safe drinking water provision, proper hygiene and sanitation in communities affected by Tropical Storm Erika. This immediate assistance also included the deployment of Royal Fleet Auxiliary Lyme Bay which provided significant humanitarian support to the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica including the provision of 7,170 hot meals, 78,000 litres of water (bottled and containerised), 20 tonnes of dry provisions and treatment of 35 patients ashore. The ship’s company also removed an estimated 600 tonnes of earth in clearing homes and roads, clearing and restoring a number of key public buildings and the clearing and opening of the bridge in Dublanque.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-22T11:10:06.137Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-22T11:10:06.137Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Lammy more like this
419560
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star this property date less than 2015-09-17more like thismore than 2015-09-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what reports and representations she has received on the effects of the work of New Alliance on local farmers in areas where it operates; and what steps she plans to take to ensure that local farmers are not subject to displacement and do not fall into debt as a result of that programme's activities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross more like this
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Dr Paul Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 10555 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-12more like thismore than 2015-10-12
star this property answer text <p>The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition group publish a comprehensive report on an annual basis that can be found on the New Alliance website. Every DFID programme which contributes is subject to DFID’s annual review processes the reports of which are posted on the DFID Development Tracker website (<a href="http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/" target="_blank">http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/</a>).</p><p>DFID and G7 donor partners, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation and the African Union Policy Initiative have responded to a commission by the New Alliance Leadership Council and drafted a <a href="http://landportal.info/news/2015/08/new-alliance-framework-responsible-land-based-agricultural-investments" target="_blank">due diligence framework for private sector land investments</a>. This provides guidance on best practice and applicable legislation, including displacement. The framework was adopted in June and is now being piloted with support from our partner Grow Africa. It is available on the New Alliance website.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield remove filter
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-10-12T12:08:16.467Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-12T12:08:16.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Monaghan more like this