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Kashmir: Coronavirus

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 38670, tabled on 21 April 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the (a) availability and (b) adequacy of (i) medical and (ii) sanitation supplies in response to the covid-19 outbreak in Kashmir.

Answered on

27 April 2020

The UK continues to monitor the response to Covid-19 globally, including in Kashmir. DFID is working with global institutions, including the World Health Organisation, to ensure supplies are directed to those in greatest need.

India and Pakistan, like the rest of the world, faces challenges ensuring sufficient supplies and equipment to medical facilities. We are monitoring information on supplies in both Indian-administered Kashmir and Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

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