UK aid donations to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in CAR and South Sudan

Daniel Adshead made this Freedom of Information request to Department for International Development

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Dear Department for International Development,

I would like to enquire into the level of assistance provided by the UK in alleviating the suffering of the millions of refugees and IDPs in both South Sudan and CAR. What has the UK contributed to encourage peace, security, DDR, the protection of children from the effects of conflict, the release and reintegration of child soldiers, and in reducing Gender-based violence. The IRC recently detailed in its report that only 21% of the humanitarian aid required, to lessen the effects of the conflict and violence, has been received. How much has the UK contributed to that total? All information relating to DfID's efforts in this region will be appreciated.

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Adshead

Department for International Development

Dear Mr Adshead

Thank you for your request for information which we received on 28 July
2015. We are dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information
Act 2000 and will respond to you directly as soon as possible and within
20 working days.

Please note that DFID may also publish our response to FOI requests at
www.gov.uk/dfid.

Please contact me if you have any queries, quoting reference number
F2015-328.

Yours sincerely

Alison Marshall
DFID Information Rights and Public Enquiries Team

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Dear Mr Adshead

Please find attached DFID's response to your Freedom of Information
request F2015-328.

Yours sincerely,

Alison Marshall
DFID Information Rights and Public Enquiries Team