Military Aid

Department for International Development written question – answered on 23rd March 2015.

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Photo of Lord Burnett Lord Burnett Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what payments have been made by the Department for International Development to the Ministry of Defence in each of the last five years in connection with any operation or other humanitarian work conducted by armed forces or other Ministry of Defence personnel, or the provision of equipment or transport for such work; and in each case, what were those operations.

Photo of Baroness Northover Baroness Northover The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development

Since 2009 the Department for International Development has reimbursed the Ministry of Defence the following amounts for services and supplies provided by the British Armed Forces in support of humanitarian and disaster-relief operations:

Year of activity

Emergency

Amount reimbursed by DFID to MOD

2009

Padang Earthquake

£185,000

2010

Haiti Earthquake

£620,000

2010

Pakistan Floods

£615,000

2013

Philippines

£8,950,000

2014

Iraq

£1,967,000

2014-ongoing

Ebola response in Sierra Leone

£28,000,000

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