Developing Countries: Coronavirus

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 22nd September 2020.

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Photo of Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 9 September to Question 82263, of the £18 million provided to charities through the Rapid Response Facility, how much was allocated to (a) small, (b) medium and (c) large UK-based international development charities.

Photo of Wendy Morton Wendy Morton Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

Through the Rapid Response Facility (RRF), the UK has allocated £18 million to provide humanitarian assistance to some of the world's most vulnerable people during the COVID-19 crisis. This funding has been allocated to Action Against Hunger, CARE, Christian Aid, GOAL, Humanity & Inclusion and Norwegian Refugee Council. These organisations are large and medium-sized charities.

Further information about RRF projects can be found on the Development Tracker website: https://devtracker.fcdo.gov.uk/projects/GB-GOV-1-301150

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