HC Deb 14 November 1988 vol 140 c369W
86. Mr. Bowis

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what emergency and other aid his Department provided for Bangladesh following the recent floods.

Mr. Chris Patten

We have committed £25 million in emergency relief and rehabilitation aid in response to the recent floods in Bangladesh. This includes 50,000 tonnes of food aid, £5 million through British and local voluntary agencies, and a commodity aid grant of £15 million to help meet rehabilitation requirements.

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