§ Sir Alastair Goodlad
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assistance her Department is currently giving for disaster relief in Somalia. 
§ Clare Short
I refer the right hon. Member to the answer I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Sutherland, South (Mr. Mullin) on 19 November 1997,Official Report, column 178. Since then, I have provided a further £0.5 million bilaterally to help—$0.25 million for UNICEF, which is co-ordinating the logistical operation and £0.25 million for the International Committee of the Red Cross.