Department for International Development written question – answered on 29th January 2015.

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Photo of Anas Sarwar Anas Sarwar Shadow Minister (International Development)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what discussions her Department has had with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on the ability of Syria's neighbouring countries to manage the safety and security of Syrian refugees; and what discussions she has had with the UNHCR on the particular requirements relating to refugees with urgent medical needs, children and victims of torture and sexual violence.

Photo of Justine Greening Justine Greening The Secretary of State for International Development

DFID is in regular contact with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at country, regional and headquarter levels about all aspects of their mandate, including the protection, safety and security of refugees.

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