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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid 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 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
star 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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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Yemen: Cholera 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 support his Department is providing to help tackle the cholera epidemic 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 257469 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>The UK is deeply concerned about the rise in cholera in Yemen this year, with a suspected 300,000 cases recorded between January and April 2019. In response, the UK rapidly disbursed £18 million last month to the UN’s pooled fund and UNICEF to help tackle the issue. We have seen a decline in suspected cholera cases in the last five weeks and hope this continues.</p><p>To help prepare for outbreaks of cholera, the UK is leading a joint Met Office, NASA and US scientist team to accurately predict where the disease will spread to in Yemen. We contributed 25% towards the cost of cholera vaccination campaigns this year which have vaccinated over 2 million people in both Houthi and Government of Yemen controlled areas to date.</p> more like this
star 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 2019-06-05T15:29:51.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T15:29:51.827Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison remove filter
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1502
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Jones remove filter