Developing Countries: Sanitation and Hygiene

Part of International Development – in the House of Commons on 29th April 2020.

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Photo of John McNally John McNally Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Environment)

The International Rescue Committee has highlighted that hand-washing facilities are absolutely crucial in preventing the spread of diseases in the developing world. Our experience of Ebola shows that NGOs currently working on the ground are best placed to scale up an emergency response, so I welcome the funding given to the Red Cross and others, but what plans does the Secretary of State have to increase funding to other local NGOs working within communities?