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Yemen: Overseas Aid

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 59676, tabled on 11 January 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to improve access for aid organisations to deliver humanitarian assistance to affected areas in Yemen.

Answered on

16 January 2017

We continue to urge all parties to the conflict to take all reasonable steps to facilitate rapid and safe humanitarian access. DFID is supporting the UN Verification and Inspection Mechanism, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the UN Humanitarian Air Service to improve access for vital commercial imports of food and for humanitarian aid.

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