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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What recent discussions he has had with his (a) European and (b) other international counterparts on the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warley more like this
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John Spellar more like this
star this property uin 911993 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The UK regularly discusses the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela in international fora.</p><p>This includes with our European counterparts, as well as during the visits to the UK by the Colombian President Duque and US Secretary of State Pompeo.</p><p>Together with our international partners, we continue to call for unimpeded access for humanitarian aid in to Venezuela.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T15:33:38.983Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:33:38.983Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for John Spellar more like this
1129726
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
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 steps his Department is taking to help ensure (a) roads through Taiz and Ad-Dhale remain open to humanitarian supplies and (b) humanitarian convoys in that area are protected. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 259949 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 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>We are concerned about the deterioration of humanitarian access in Taiz and Ad-Dhale, following the recent escalation of fighting. We are closely engaging with the UN’s Humanitarian Co-ordinator and organisations delivering humanitarian assistance to establish the severity of the operating conditions they are facing.</p><p> </p><p>The UK continues to call on all parties to the conflict to comply with UN Security Resolution 2451 to facilitate safe, rapid, and unhindered access for humanitarian actors. We are clear that there can be no military solution to this conflict. A political settlement is the only way to provide long term stability to Yemen and address the worsening humanitarian crisis. We encourage further constructive engagement from both parties to achieve this.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T16:42:54.047Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T16:42:54.047Z
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1466
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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4006
star this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1128510
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
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 steps his Department is taking to encourage international donors to release funds pledged for humanitarian relief in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clwyd West more like this
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Mr David Jones more like this
star this property uin 257697 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 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>We remain very concerned by the potential funding gap the UN humanitarian response in Yemen is facing this year. The 2019 Yemen Pledging Conference in Geneva this March saw $2.6 billion pledged by international donors (against a $4.2 billion UN humanitarian appeal for 2019), approximately 20% of which has been disbursed to date.</p><p>The UK is regularly engaging with other donors at senior levels to urge the rapid disbursement of funding to the UN to enable it to cover urgent needs.</p><p>The UK has also brought forward funding and will have made available over half of our £200 million pledge for this financial year (2019/2020) by the beginning of June.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-06-05T15:43:44.507Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T15:43:44.507Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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1502
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Jones more like this
1127541
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
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 steps he is taking with with other donor countries help ensure the funding gap for the 2019 humanitarian response to the crisis in Yemen is closed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 256344 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>We are very concerned by the potential funding cliff edge the UN is facing in June. The UN’s 2019 humanitarian appeal for Yemen is the largest in the world at $4.2 billion. The Geneva Pledging Conference in February of this year saw $2.6 billion pledged, approximately 20% of which has been disbursed to date.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is actively engaging with other large donors to encourage the rapid disbursement of funding to the UN to enable it to cover urgent needs.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has also brought forward funding and we will have disbursed over half of our £200 million pledge for this financial year (2019/2020) by the beginning of June. This included funds for UNICEF to respond rapidly to a spike in cholera. As a result, cholera cases have declined for four weeks in a row and we hope a wider outbreak has been avoided.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2019-05-23T09:56:05.863Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T09:56:05.863Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4651
star this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1127545
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
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 plans the Government has to increase the amount of humanitarian aid for Yemen in 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 256348 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 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>On 24 February, the Prime Minister announced that the UK will provide an additional £200 million in response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen for the next financial year (2019/2020). This was the third largest amount pledged at the UN 2019 Yemen Pledging conference and brings the total UK commitment to Yemen to £770 million since the conflict began in 2015.</p><p> </p><p>We are encouraging other large donors to disburse promptly and are confident that if this happens the UN and NGOs will be able to deliver a strong humanitarian response. The Geneva Pledging Conference in February of this year saw $2.6 billion pledged, approximately 20% of which has been disbursed to date.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has brought forward funding to cover urgent UN funding gaps and will have disbursed over half of our £200 million funding by the beginning of June. We will release our remaining funds promptly and in line with our partners’ funding requirements.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2019-05-23T09:57:29.277Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T09:57:29.277Z
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4137
unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4651
star this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1126523
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
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 steps his Department has taken to provide a rapid humanitarian response to victims of violent incidents in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 254128 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>Through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) we are supporting those who have been injured by violent incidents through physical rehabilitation centres, as well as those who have been displaced from their homes with food, health care, psychosocial support and legal assistance.</p><p> </p><p>We routinely pre-position supplies through our partners including World Food Programme and UNICEF, as well as through the UN Rapid Response Mechanism where it is judged conflict might affect populations. In 2018 for example, the UK flew more than 30,000 tents, blankets, kitchen sets and other household items into Yemen which were urgently needed by families displaced from Hodeidah.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T14:53:36.807Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T14:53:36.807Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
1125010
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
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 steps his Department is taking to ensure that international humanitarian funds pledged to Yemen reach their intended recipients. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea West more like this
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Geraint Davies more like this
star this property uin 251196 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>We are acutely aware of the difficult operating environment humanitarian organisations face delivering life-saving assistance in Yemen. As a result we only channel support through organisations with a strong record of delivering and monitoring assistance, such as UN agencies and international NGOs.</p><p>To identify the most vulnerable, UN agencies use a range of tools such as household level assessments. Some, like the World Food Programme, use technology such as biometric verification to confirm that those most in need are being reached.</p><p>Through UK diplomatic channels we press authorities to facilitate aid delivery. This can include getting visas issued or travel permission granted for certain areas.</p><p>Earlier this year the UK brought together heads of UN agencies and lead donors to determine how to better coordinate on the ground to deliver the right interventions at the right time to the most vulnerable. The Humanitarian Coordinator is holding UN agencies to account to deliver this.</p>
unstar 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 2019-05-13T16:04:38.027Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:04:38.027Z
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4107
unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Geraint Davies more like this
1122837
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the humanitarian impact of the recent escalation of military activity in Al Dhale’e, Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham North more like this
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Alex Norris more like this
star this property uin 247145 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 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
star this property answer text <p>We are concerned about reports of intensified fighting in the governorate of Al Dhale’e. The UN estimates that 35,000 people have been displaced since the fighting escalated, with the area becoming increasingly challenging for humanitarian actors, who are struggling to gain access.</p><p> </p><p>Humanitarian agencies, including the World Food Programme, continue to operate across Al Dhale’e under extremely difficult circumstances in order to provide vital assistance such as food, healthcare and clean water.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is clear that there can be no military solution to this conflict. A political settlement is the only way to provide long term stability to Yemen and address the worsening humanitarian crisis; we encourage further constructive engagement from both parties to achieve this.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2019-04-29T16:50:22.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-29T16:50:22.823Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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4641
star this property label Biography information for Alex Norris more like this
1122838
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made on the ability of humanitarian organisations to operate in Al Dhale’e, Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham North more like this
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Alex Norris more like this
star this property uin 247146 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 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
star this property answer text <p>The UK is closely engaging with organisations delivering humanitarian assistance in Al Dhale’e governorate to establish the severity of the operating conditions they are facing and the impact this is having on the humanitarian response.</p><p> </p><p>Although some organisations, such as the World Food Programme, have been able to continue humanitarian operations, recent intensified fighting has caused access to deteriorate and resulted in some organisations, such as the International Rescue Committee, ceasing operations in affected areas.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2019-04-29T16:51:22.337Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-29T16:51:22.337Z
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4107
unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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4641
star this property label Biography information for Alex Norris more like this
1122839
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to ensure humanitarian organisations are able to operate in Al Dhale’e, Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham North more like this
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Alex Norris more like this
star this property uin 247147 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 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
star this property answer text <p>The UK is closely engaging with organisations delivering humanitarian assistance in Al Dhale’e governorate to establish the severity of the operating conditions they are facing and the impact this is having on the humanitarian response.</p><p>We continue to raise humanitarian concerns, calling on both parties to the conflict to comply with UN Security Council Resolution 2451 by facilitating safe, rapid, and unhindered access for both the humanitarian response and commercial supplies.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2019-04-29T16:52:08.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-29T16:52:08.297Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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4641
star this property label Biography information for Alex Norris more like this