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Palestinians: Overseas Aid

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 8210, tabled on 21 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much of the £32 million of aid pledged by the UK at the Cairo Donor Conference in 2014 to cover disposal of unexploded ordnance, rubble clearing and reconstructive surgery has been disbursed to date; and how much more such aid is planned to be sent in future.

Answered on

7 September 2015

The UK pledged £20 million in early recovery assistance at the Gaza reconstruction conference in Cairo last year. We have disbursed all of this pledge and will disburse further funds for Gaza throughout the financial year.