Yemen: Overseas Aid:Written question - 225390

Asked by Keith Vaz
(Leicester East)

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Asked on: 25 February 2019
Department for International Development
Yemen: Overseas Aid
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to the Prime Minister's statement of 24 February 2019 in Sharm El Sheikh, when the UK Government's £200 million funding for support for victims of the Yemen conflict will be released.
Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 28 February 2019

The additional £200 million announced by the Prime Minister on 24 February in response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen will be spent over the course of the coming financial year (2019/2020). It brings the UK’s total commitment to Yemen to over £770 million since the conflict began in 2015.

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