Developing Countries: Internally Displaced People:Written question - 132986

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(Torfaen)
Asked on: 16 March 2018
Department for International Development
Developing Countries: Internally Displaced People
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of its support for internally displaced people; and whether her Department plans to take any steps to improve the effectiveness of that support.
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Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 22 March 2018

DFID has many programmes which address the needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), all of which are subject to regular review of their effectiveness. At a global level, the UK is supportive of the idea of a UN High Level Panel on IDPs to assess the effectiveness of the current response to internal displacement and galvanise further political and operational action. We are discussing this closely with other interested States and UN agencies.

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