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Somaliland: Humanitarian Aid

Department for International Development written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Stephen Doughty Stephen Doughty Labour/Co-operative, Cardiff South and Penarth

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much funding her Department has provided to tackle the drought and food shortages in Somaliland (a) bilaterally and (b) multilaterally, by agency or organisation in the last six months.

Photo of James Wharton James Wharton The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development

The table below provides a breakdown of this funding by implementing partner.

DFID funding in Somalia for July – December 2016, by partner agency


Amount £GBP



World Food Programme (WFP)


UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)

£5.5 million

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

£5.5 million


£4.4 million

International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC)

£3 million

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)




Norwegian Refugee Council(NRC)

£8.7 million

NRC led NGO consortium (NRC, SCI, IRC, Concern, Cesvi)

£3.2 million

Save the Children(SCI) led NGO consortium (SCI, ACF, Concern)

£1.4 million

Galway Development Services International (GDSI)


International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO)


Grand Total

£38.7 million

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