§ Mr. Worthington
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what initial priorities have been identified by the co-ordinator of non-governmental organisations activities in Hargeisa in north-west Somalia.
§ Mr. Baldry
The ODA NGO liaison and support officer has identified the rehabilitation of basic health and education services and capacity building for local NGOs as priorities for ODA assistance. Since April, we have committed £400,000 in support of those activities. Additional proposals are being developed.