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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-24more like thismore than 2016-05-24
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Department for International Development remove filter
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unstar 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 Gaza: Health Services remove filter
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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 will provide emergency funding from the international aid budget to help Sri Lankan citizens affected by the recent floods and landslides. more like this
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Lord Naseby remove filter
star this property uin HL284 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-06-08more like thismore than 2016-06-08
star this property answer text <p>The UK provides substantial funding to international NGOs and UN agencies, enabling them to respond to disasters around the world, including Sri Lanka. This includes the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), which was established by the UN and other leading donors to enable rapid emergency response. The CERF is doing an assessment of the situation following the rainfall and landslips in Sri Lanka. The UK, along with other leading donors, will provide support as required through this coordinated response mechanism.</p><p>The UK is the biggest contributor to the CERF, having provided in excess of $855m in the last 10 years. The UK also provides funding to the European Union humanitarian agency (ECHO) which is also undertaking an assessment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2016-06-08T14:05:31.46Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-08T14:05:31.46Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Naseby more like this