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Afghanistan: Disaster Relief

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 39741, tabled on 19 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what proportion of the £2.5 million pledged to Afghanistan following the earthquake of 21 June 2022 has been delivered.

Answered on

27 July 2022

The UK was one of the first donors to offer its support in response to the earthquake that struck Afghanistan on 22 June, disbursing £2.5 million in full to the Norwegian Refugee Council and the Red Cross to provide life-saving shelter, medication, water and sanitation assistance to affected communities.