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 contribute to funding of the Humanitarian Support Plan for Rohingya refugees?

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)

DFID is one of the biggest donors to the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh. DFID has worked for many years in Cox's Bazar and has stepped up efforts with an additional £59 million to support the latest influx of refugees. £54 million of this is being committed to respond to needs identified in the UN-led Humanitarian Response Plan.

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