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Yemen: Overseas Aid

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 71976, tabled on 25 April 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many Yemeni local and national non-governmental organisations received humanitarian aid from her Department in each of the last five years; and what proportion of her Department's overall aid for Yemen that represented in each of those years.

Answered on

27 April 2017

DFID has provided £85.5 million to the Yemen Humanitarian Pooled Fund (YHPF) over the last five years from the total DFID bilateral funding listed in the table below. In 2016, the YHPF provided £94.5 million of support to 7.8 million people, including food security, water and sanitation and health interventions. Approximately £13 million of this funding was delivered by local and national NGOs.

In addition, in 2017/18 we will provide £24 million to our Multi-Sector Humanitarian Response programme, approximately £1.5m of which will directly support local and national NGOs.

Financial Year

DFID bilateral programme outturn (in £s)

2015/16

89.6 million

2014/15

65.9 million

2013/14

81.4 million

2012/13

59.1 million