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Yemen: Food Supply

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 60002, tabled on 16 January 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government has taken to ensure continuity of food deliveries by sea to all ports in Yemen.

Answered on

24 January 2017

We continue to lobby all parties to the conflict to facilitate commercial and humanitarian access. The UK Government is providing £1.4 million for the UN Verification and Inspection Mechanism to speed up the clearance process for ships, which should in turn help with the continued delivery of food to Yemen by sea.