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Yemen: Development Aid

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL2249, tabled on 6 September 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government how much UK overseas aid they provided to Yemen in (1) 2017, (2) 2018, (3) 2019, (4) 2020, and (5) 2021.

Answered on

28 September 2022

The UK has played a leading role in responding to the humanitarian crisis, committing over £1 billion in aid since the conflict began. Below is a table of UK aid spending on Yemen. We continue to work with donors, the UN and NGOs to lobby the parties to lift access restrictions and ensure humanitarian aid reaches those who most need it in Yemen.

Financial Year

Amount Pledged

Amount Disbursed

2021/22

£87m

£87m

2020/21

£160m

£221m

2019/20

£200m

£239m

2018/19

£170m

£167m

2017/18

£139m

£203m