Sudan: Humanitarian Aid

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered at on 23 April 2024.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion

To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, if he will make representations to (a) the World Bank and (b) other multilateral and regional financial institutions on providing additional funding to the budget for the Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan 2024 published by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Photo of Andrew Mitchell Andrew Mitchell Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (Minister for Development), Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (Minister for Development and Africa)

On 15 April Lord Benyon attended the Sudan Humanitarian Pledging Conference in Paris which was attended by key bilateral and multilateral partners seeking to bring peace to Sudan and support the Sudanese people. We continue to work with international partners to encourage a concerted international effort and sufficient funding to respond to the crisis in Sudan. In 2024-25 the ODA budget for Sudan will increase to £89 million.

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