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Colombia: Overseas Aid

Volume 461: debated on Monday 18 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what steps he is taking to make aid available to Colombia following recent flooding in Antioquia province. (143236)

We have been monitoring the flooding in Colombia. The Colombian authorities have announced that they are providing relief and have not requested international assistance. There has been no international appeal for help by the international agencies. Should any such request be made we will consider a response.