HC Deb 25 June 1997 vol 296 c558W
26. Mr. Godsiff

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assistance her Department has made available to the refugees displaced by the conflict in Indian-controlled Kashmir to date; and what plans she has for such assistance in the future. [3882]

Clare Short

We have made the following contributions to the Committee of the International Red Cross (ICRC) for its operations in Kashmir and Jammu which include protection, visiting detainees, monitoring and dissemination of International Humanitarian Law.

  • 1994–95: 150,000
  • 1995–96: 150,000
  • 1996–97: 150,000

Future appeals would be sympathetically considered.

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