Rwanda: Humanitarian Aid

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered am ar 15 Mehefin 2022.

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Photo of Claudia Webbe Claudia Webbe Annibynnol, Leicester East

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether the UK’s humanitarian aid to Rwanda was reduced following the reduction in Overseas Development Aid in the last two years.

Photo of Vicky Ford Vicky Ford Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

As announced in 2020, the impact of the global pandemic on the UK economy has forced us to take the tough but necessary decision to temporarily reduce our spend on official development assistance (ODA) as a share of the UK's gross national income. This has led to a reduction in the budget allocations for our existing programmes in the last two years.

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