To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what humanitarian assistance his Department has provided to Myanmar in each financial year since 2021-22.
7 July 2023
Since the coup in February 2021, the UK has provided approximately £120 million to support the people of Myanmar. This has included life-saving assistance responding to the conflict and displacement, support for emergency health care and education and supporting civil society. We also recently announced an additional £2 million to support the Cyclone Mocha response.
Breakdown of ODA figures:
From 01 Feb 2021 to 31 Mar 2022: we provided £8 million
In financial year 2021/22: we provided £49.5 million
In financial year 2022/23: we provided £57.3 million
In financial year 2023/24: our allocated budget is £30.1 million (we have spent £5.13 million so far).