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Syria

Department for International Development written question – answered on 26th March 2015.

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Photo of Katy Clark Katy Clark Labour, North Ayrshire and Arran

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what resources her Department is providing for the reconstruction of Kobane.

Photo of Katy Clark Katy Clark Labour, North Ayrshire and Arran

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to facilitate a humanitarian corridor between Turkey and Kobane in order to ensure that adequate humanitarian supplies can pass into Kobane.

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

No significant reconstruction is yet underway in Kobane, and unexploded ordnance continues to prove a real danger. In the current circumstances a humanitarian corridor is unlikely to be a viable or effective means of meeting needs, since the main obstacle to providing humanitarian aid to Kobane is unexploded ordnance.

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