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Pakistan: Internally Displaced Persons

Volume 498: debated on Monday 2 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the answer of 20 October 2009, Official Report, column 1379W, on Pakistan: internally displaced persons, to which humanitarian agencies and for which projects his Department has allocated funds. (296839)

The following table shows the Department for International Development's allocation of funding to humanitarian agencies and projects in support of internally displaced people in Pakistan.

Funded agency

Total funding (£)

UN/NGOs Pakistan Humanitarian Response Plan (PHRP)

12,500,000

ICRC

9,000,000

Monitoring and ex-post evaluation

250,000

Sarhad Rural Support Programme (Local NGO)

250,000

Total

22,000,000

Breakdown of contribution to UN/NGOs for Pakistan humanitarian response

Plan

Total funding (£)

UN System

7,718,683

NGOs funded

Church World Services - for the supply of non food items

743,414

ACTED - for water and sanitation services and early recovery activities

733,085

Islamic Relief - for water and sanitation services

147,576

Muslim Aid - for water and sanitation services

113,870

Oxfam - for water and sanitation services

550,560

Mercy Corps - for water and sanitation services

305,867

Merlin - for emergency health services

373,157

International Medical Core - for healthcare services

495,504

Save the Children - for emergency healthcare services and livelihood support

538,325

Handicap International - for assistance to vulnerable persons

244,693

Relief International-for transitional sustainable solutions

305,867

Concern Worldwide - for skill development initiatives

229,400

NGO Sub-total

4,781,317

Total

12,500,000

The UK has committed an additional £10 million to help people displaced by the fighting in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas and North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. This commitment will be distributed through the UN to aid agencies working in NWFP. This assistance will support early recovery to provide food, water emergency shelter and other critical humanitarian help to those most in need.