Syria: Armed Conflict:Written question - 281093

(Glasgow North West)
Asked on: 23 July 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Syria: Armed Conflict
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to support the provision of emergency medical to Syrian civilians in Idlib.
Answered by: Dr Andrew Murrison
Answered on: 30 July 2019

​British aid continues to support the provision of emergency medical aid in Idlib, where DFID partners are working to support health facilities and establish mobile emergency protection teams. In addition, the UK has announced an additional £32 million aid package to meet emergency humanitarian needs in Idlib and the surrounding areas.

We have also made clear, including at four emergency sessions of the UN Security Council, that attacks on hospitals and other civilian infrastructure are inexcusable. We call on all parties to distinguish between civilians and civilian infrastructure, and military targets.

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