§ Mr. Brocklebank-Fowler
asked the Minister of Overseas Development how much her Department has spent in the last 12 months on assistance to the victims of flood disasters overseas.
§ Mr. Tomlinson
£575,330. Of this, £250,000 and £25,000 were grants in aid to the British Red Cross Society and UNICEF for victims of the recent cyclones in Southern India. The balance was spent in providing immediate cash and material relief for flood victims in Bangladesh, Bolivia, India and Mozambique.