David Jones – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for International Development

The below Parliamentary question was asked by David Jones on 2016-04-28.

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to assist humanitarian relief in Yemen.

Mr Desmond Swayne

Yemen is now one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. The UK is the fourth largest donor having more than doubled our commitment to £85m in 2015-16. We have so far helped more than 1.3m Yemenis, providing food, medical supplies, water and emergency shelter to those most in need.