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star this property date less than 2018-07-05more like thismore than 2018-07-05
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Department for International Development more like this
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star this property answering dept short name International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma: Overseas Aid 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 which companies have provided consultancy and advice services to the Department for International Development regarding Burma in (1) 2016–17, and (2) 2017–18; and what was the value of each of those contracts with those companies. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
unstar this property uin HL9303 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 2018-07-12more like thismore than 2018-07-12
star this property answer text <p>DFID Burma has not commissioned consultancy and advice services. However, some of the programmes that DFID supports have commissioned consultancy, particularly for design and evaluation purposes.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-07-12T15:30:00.03Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-12T15:30:00.03Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
935185
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-05more like thismore than 2018-07-05
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma: Internally Displaced People more like this
unstar 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 meetings they have held with Karen civil society organisations from Burma regarding the withdrawal of British and other financial support to internally displaced people in Karen state. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
unstar this property uin HL9302 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 2018-07-12more like thismore than 2018-07-12
star this property answer text <p>DFID has not withdrawn funding to internally displaced people in Karen State. DFID held discussions with Karen civil society organisations in 2017 setting out new arrangements through which they could receive funding. Some organisations have chosen not to apply for this funding.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-07-12T15:29:15.56Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-12T15:29:15.56Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
515923
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-26more like thismore than 2016-04-26
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Wells more like this
unstar 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 in which countries the Department for International Development (DfID) has awarded contracts for the drilling of water wells; and how many of those contracts were awarded centrally by DfID, and how many were awarded locally<i>.</i> more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
unstar this property uin HL7989 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 2016-05-11more like thismore than 2016-05-11
star this property answer text <p>DFID delivers a range of water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) activities, through partners in 22 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia all of which use proven approaches that deliver affordable and sustainable services.</p><p>These interventions are not restricted to the drilling of water wells. As such, DFID do not disaggregate individual activities separately and are therefore not able to report specific numbers of drilling contracts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2016-05-11T13:25:36.307Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-11T13:25:36.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
458822
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-09more like thismore than 2016-03-09
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Discrimination more like this
unstar 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 work the Department for International Development will carry out to improve its understanding of double or multiple discrimination and exclusion, such as potential extra disadvantages that girls with disabilities may face in comparison to boys who do not have disabilities. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
unstar this property uin HL6856 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 2016-03-21more like thismore than 2016-03-21
star this property answer text <p>DFID prioritises work that targets the most vulnerable and disadvantaged, the most excluded, those caught in a crisis, and those most at risk of violence and discrimination, including woman and girls with disabilities. DFID’s approach to Leave No one Behind includes a particular focus on working with partners to strengthen data, analysis and evidence to ensure a deeper understanding of who is left behind, where they are and the reason for exclusion.</p><p>In order to improve our understanding of double or multipole discrimination and exclusion, we will continue to strengthen the capacity of national governments, private sector and civil society to generate, analyse and use disaggregated data. DFID will work with the United Nations, to develop and share methodologies, standards and norms for improved data disaggregation at a global level and ask our partners to collect, use and report disagreed quantitative and qualitative data by age, disability, sex, location and other characteristics.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2016-03-21T16:26:49.04Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-21T16:26:49.04Z
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3790
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
458821
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-09more like thismore than 2016-03-09
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Disability more like this
unstar 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 why there is no mention of disability in the Department for International Development’s single departmental plan; and how that Department intends to ensure disability is prioritised across the Department in the light of that omission. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
unstar this property uin HL6855 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 2016-03-21more like thismore than 2016-03-21
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s Single Departmental Plan reaffirms our commitment to eliminate extreme poverty and to lead the world in implementing the Leave No One Behind Promise agreed by the Prime Minister and other world leaders in September 2015. The inclusion of people with disabilities is central to the delivery of this promise. This is why I launched our revised Disability Framework in December 2015, setting out a comprehensive and strengthened commitment to include people with disabilities in all of our work.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2016-03-21T15:52:17.913Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-21T15:52:17.913Z
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3790
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
458820
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-09more like thismore than 2016-03-09
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Disability more like this
unstar 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, in the light of the change in reporting on the Department for International Development’s Disability Framework from an annual review to twice every five years, how they intend to maintain momentum around achieving their overall vision of a world where no one is left behind. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
unstar this property uin HL6854 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 2016-03-21more like thismore than 2016-03-21
star this property answer text <p>The UK Aid Strategy sets out the UK Government’s ambition to be a world leader in implementing the Promise on Leave No One Behind. The promise was launched by the Prime Minister and agreed by other world leaders at the UN General Assembly in September 2015. To deliver our strategy, we will prioritise work that targets the most vulnerable and disadvantaged, the most excluded, those caught in crises, and those most at risk of violence and discrimination. We recognise that achieving our overall goal of leaving no one behind will take time, and require concerted and sustained effort across governments, citizens, civil society and businesses. The UK will work in partnership with others to build and sustain momentum on Leave No One Behind at the High Level Political Forum in July 2016 as well as deliver a global moment each year to review progress and give people that are being left behind, including people with disabilities, a regular chance to have their voices heard.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2016-03-21T15:52:49.79Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-21T15:52:49.79Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
456371
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-01more like thismore than 2016-03-01
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading World Humanitarian Summit more like this
unstar 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, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Verma on 25 February (HL6190), when they will take the decision about who will represent them at the World Humanitarian Summit, and how that decision will be publicised. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
unstar this property uin HL6603 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 2016-03-15more like thismore than 2016-03-15
star this property answer text <p>The decision will be taken closer to the Summit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2016-03-15T16:10:16.067Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-15T16:10:16.067Z
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star this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
456370
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-01more like thismore than 2016-03-01
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Humanitarian Aid: Females more like this
unstar 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 whether they intend to support proposals at the World Humanitarian Summit in May to ensure that women are involved in planning and decision-making during a humanitarian emergency response. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
unstar this property uin HL6602 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 2016-03-14more like thismore than 2016-03-14
star this property answer text <p>The UK supports proposals to ensure that women are involved in planning and decision-making during responses to humanitarian emergencies. It will be a priority of the UK to secure outcomes from the summit that promote the protection and empowerment of women and girls, strengthening their voice, choice and control in crisis settings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2016-03-14T16:28:13.82Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
659584
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star this property date less than 2016-12-15more like thismore than 2016-12-15
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Humanitarian Aid: Older People more like this
unstar 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 consideration they have given to the needs of vulnerable elderly people in humanitarian emergencies such as those currently trapped in Aleppo and other besieged Syrian cities, and the 1.65 million older people in Yemen. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
unstar this property uin HL4190 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 2016-12-20more like thismore than 2016-12-20
star this property answer text <p>When carrying out humanitarian assessments and responding to humanitarian needs, DFID and our partners take into account the specific needs of those who may be more vulnerable, including the elderly.</p><p>In Syria mitigating diseases that are common amongst the elderly is a priority. DFID is providing flu vaccines and support for the treatment of diabetes and high blood pressure. This is part of the £717million DFID is providing to support vulnerable people inside Syria. In Aleppo and other besieged areas, DFID funded partners are providing food, clean water, shelter and healthcare to meet the needs of vulnerable Syrians, including the elderly, where access is possible.</p><p>In Yemen, DFID is providing £100million this financial year in humanitarian aid to support vulnerable Yeminis, including the elderly. This will be delivered through partners such as the UN and NGOs, and includes food, medical supplies, water, healthcare and nutritional supplies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2016-12-20T17:40:46.503Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-20T17:40:46.503Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-10-18more like thismore than 2016-10-18
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Older People more like this
unstar 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 to what extent ageing and older people in developing countries remain an issue of concern for the Department for International Development, why this matter no longer forms part of the Department's ministerial portfolios, and whether ageing still forms part of the Department’s Inclusive Societies work. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
unstar this property uin HL2430 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 2016-11-01more like thismore than 2016-11-01
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development's (DFID) Inclusive Societies department leads the Department's work on ageing. The Minister of State, Rory Stewart, has responsibility for Inclusive Societies department’s work.</p><p>Many DFID programmes reach and include older people, for example on health systems strengthening and eye care, or specific programmes for the poorest including supporting slum dwellers in Tanzania or supporting widows resulting from the Genocide in Rwanda.</p><p>Ageing also features in DFID country level poverty analyses as a key factor in understanding poverty. In addition to this DFID is taking a global leadership role to push for better quality and use of age disaggregated data to ensure that the Sustainable Development Goals leave no one behind. DFID hosted a series of high profile events on this subject in May and is working towards the publication of an action plan detailing next steps early in 2017.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2016-11-01T15:34:54.877Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-01T15:34:54.877Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this