Rohingya

Department for International Development written question – answered on 6th December 2017.

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Photo of Lisa Cameron Lisa Cameron Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Mental Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to support trauma counselling services for child Rohingya refugees?

Photo of Lisa Cameron Lisa Cameron Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Mental Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to support child protection services for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh?

Photo of Lisa Cameron Lisa Cameron Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Mental Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support her Department is providing to ensure safety of unaccompanied Rohingya child refugees in Bangladesh?

Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

The UK is working closely with its partners to provide protection services to Rohingya child refugees in Bangladesh. As part of wider efforts, UK aid is funding trauma counselling services include psychosocial and psychological support for 7,500 children. In addition to identifying unaccompanied and separated children, we are also supporting the Red Cross to provide family linking and family tracing services. Child protection support includes establishment of 30 child friendly spaces and supporting children to learn and adopt safe behaviours in settlements.

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