HC Deb 23 April 1998 vol 310 cc679-80W
Sir Alastair Goodlad

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what action she has taken to review the co-ordination arrangements between Whitehall departments involved in emergency aid interventions. [39346]

Clare Short

Emergency aid interventions are co-ordinated by the Department for International Development in consultation with other Whitehall departments as necessary. These arrangements are kept

Project title Project purpose Institutional location
Swaziland Water Services Corps Phase I & II To improve water supply and sewerage services in urban areas through the creation of an efficient parastatal organisation Ministry of Housing & Urban Development1
Assistance to Buildings Branch To expedite the Public Sector Building programme in an efficient cost effective manner, to reduce costs, improve quality and delays in construction Ministry of Public Works
Primary Education project Strengthening of the primary education system Ministry of Education1
Public Sector Management Programme To assist the Government of Swaziland to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its civil service Ministry of Finance1
Police Development Project To assist the RSP in producing a Police Development Plan and produce an action plan to implement it. Then to assist in the implemetation Prime Ministers Office1
Support to Swaziland Environmental Authority To enable the SEA to more effectively address and resolve emvironemntal concerns in Swaziland Ministry of Tourism & Environment1
Assistance to the Ministry of Finance Assist the Ministry of Finance of reduce its budget deficit throught strengthening policy and planning, and revenue collection, and provision of management advice Ministry of Finance1
Enterprise Development Consultancy & advisory support to assist the establishment and operation of the Swaziland Enterprise Fund Ministry of Enterprise & Employment1
Poverty Alleviation Programme Preparatory workshop and funding to local NGOs to implement poverty focused projects in the rural areas of Swaziland Swaziland Council of NGO's1
King's Office Technical Co-operation adviser for the King of Swaziland Kind's Office1
Institutional Strengthening of the Public Enterprise Unit To ensure that the PEU has a full complement of trained staff and is appropriately resoured to implement the PEU Act without reliance on Donor Support Ministry of Finance1

under continuous review to ensure their effectiveness. Whenever appropriate, formal co-ordination mechanisms are established for specific emergency situations.

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