Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 3:41 pm on 9th September 2013.

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Photo of David Cameron David Cameron The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 3:41 pm, 9th September 2013

I believe that that is the largest amount that we have contributed in response to a humanitarian crisis, but then this is the largest humanitarian crisis since Rwanda and it has been unfolding over a longer period. One of the remarkable and terrifying things about this humanitarian emergency is that, although it looked dreadful a year and a half ago, it has got much worse over the subsequent period. With things such as the use of chemical weapons, it is likely that the number of people fleeing their homes and needing help will only go up.