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Myanmar: Humanitarian Aid

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL15094, tabled on 20 April 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 9 March (HL13388), what further steps they have taken to respond to appeals for the urgent delivery of cross-border humanitarian assistance in Burma.

Answered on

29 April 2021

FCDO officials are in close contact with humanitarian delivery partners in Myanmar and on the Thai border to understand and respond to emerging need. Since the military coup, the UK Government has provided over £5 million additional funding for the humanitarian response. This includes £600,000 to partners to support displacement within Myanmar and support those fleeing into Thailand.