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World Food Programme

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL3821, tabled on 8 November 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking with international partners to financially support the World Food Programme; and what plans they have to address the (1) poverty, and (2) malnutrition, faced by Afghanis by supplying additional food.

Answered on

22 November 2021

The Prime Minister has announced that the Government will increase our overall assistance for Afghanistan to £286 million this financial year. On 31 October he announced the allocation of £50 million of that money for humanitarian purposes to those who need it most. We are working closely with the World Food Programme to ensure that food insecure adults and children receive the support they need.