§ Lord Hoyle
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What help has been given to Cuba following Hurricane Michelle. [HL1423]
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Amos)
The Department for International Development has agreed immediate funding of £250,000 for the populations worst affected by the flooding in Cuba which followed Hurricane Michelle. Funding has been allocated through the International Federation of the Red Cross (to deliver shelter materials and medicines) and the United Nations Development Programme (for its work on immediate needs for food production and food security, health and social infrastructure, communication and housing).