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Forced Migration

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — International Development – in the House of Commons on 2nd October 2019.

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Photo of Alok Sharma Alok Sharma The Secretary of State for International Development

My right hon. Friend did an enormous amount of work in this area as Minister for Asia, and I pay tribute to him. He will know that the major humanitarian crisis is caused by Myanmar’s military. He will also know that we recently announced the provision of an extra £87 million for food, healthcare and shelter, not just for the refugees but for those who are hosting them. The Minister in the House of Lords, Baroness Sugg, is currently in Bangladesh looking into these issues.