Yemen: Overseas Aid

Department for International Development written question – answered on 4th July 2019.

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Photo of Lord Truscott Lord Truscott Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty's Government how much aid they have given to agencies working in Yemen over the last 12 months.

Photo of Baroness Sugg Baroness Sugg The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development

We are providing £200 million in support to Yemen this financial year (2019/20). This funding, which takes our total commitment to Yemen to £770 million since the conflict began in 2015, is providing vital support to millions of vulnerable Yemenis.

We provided £170 million in aid to Yemen last financial year (2018/19). This support included helping meet the food needs of four million Yemenis for one month.

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