asked Her Majesty's Government:
What recent assistance has been provided to the International Committee of the Red Cross to support is humanitarian work.
§ Lord Chesham
The Minister for Overseas Development recently announced a new contribution of £5 million to the International Committee of the Red Cross. This contribution will support programmes which include protection and assistance for victims of conflicts, the dissemination of the international humanitarian law, and the provision of humanitarian relief and medical assistance to conflict affected groups.