Humanitarian Aid

Department for International Development written question – answered on 6th March 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, what proportion of her Department's humanitarian aid budget in 2016 was allocated for a period of two or more years.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart The Minister of State, Department for International Development

Due to the nature of Humanitarian Responses, DFID cannot always allocate humanitarian budgets in advance. However, in 2016 over 80 per cent of DFID’s spend on humanitarian aid was to projects with an operational period of two or more years.

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