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Developing Countries: Debts Written Off

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 28702, tabled on 12 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether the £150 million of Official Development Assistance to the International Monetary Fund’s Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust is an additional contribution above the annual 0.7 percent of Gross National Income.

Answered on

17 March 2020

Funding will be allocated from the UK ODA Crisis Reserve which is built into our annual 0.7% budget allocation. The UK ODA Crisis Reserve was established as part of the UK Aid Strategy in 2015, to respond to unforeseen urgent priorities.

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