§ Dr. Julian Lewis
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if she will list the humanitarian assistance given by her Department to civilians in Sierra Leone, with particular reference to the amputees in the special amputee camp. 
§ Clare Short
DFID funding to date for humanitarian assistance to civilians in Sierra Leone has been allocated for the following purposes. 665W
Funding To enable 15,000 vulnerable farm households in Port Loko, Kambia and Bombili districts to produce food for direct consumption and income generation through the sale of surplus crops. 282,000 To improve health status in SL particularly reproductive health in line with the priorities of the MoH. (Freetown) 392,000 To increase access to, and maintain utilisation of good quality health services which are delivered, managed and increasingly funded by the MoH as the implementing agency transfers control to the MoH. (Bonthe) 644,000 The resumption of a quality primary education for children in Freetown, Bo and Kenema. 379,000 To provide displaced families in Mile 91, Yele and Masimera chiefdoms with essential household items and provide 10,000 displaced children with used clothing. 260,000 To protect the health of up to 20,000 displaced (new and existing) people in camps in Freetown, by ensuring sufficient water and sanitation provision, alongside hygiene promotion. 302,000 To maintain water, sanitation and hygiene promotion facilities in four camps and identify partner organisations to take over operational work within 12 months. 850,000 To provide emergency non-food items through the provision of basic shelter, clothing, bedding and water storage/collection materials in Tonkolili, Port Loko and the Western area. 1,527,000 To contribute towards meeting the minimum basic water, sanitation and shelter needs of 10.500 internally displaced persons located in the National Workshop IDP camp in Kissy, Freetown. 51,000 Primary health care, watsan, and shelter for IDPs (Easten Freetown). 134,000 To reduce morbidity and mortality rates among the rural community by providing a network of primary healthcare facilities throughout the district which provide accessible and affordable healthcare. (Bo) 443,000 Protection and tracing assistance to displaced families, health care and emergency food aid. 500,000 To equip vulnerable, disaffected and marginalised youth with the skills and education needed to sustain meaningful livelihoods in Kenema and Bo. 76,000 Rural development. 449,390 Community peace building. 80,550 Regional including Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast Separated Children's Programme. Better protection of the rights of separated children in the sub-region. 906.261 Community Leaders Peace Initiative 169,488 Regional Radio Initiative. 230,619 UNOCHA to assist their coordination role in the region. 500,000 WFP 2,000,000
Among those assisting amputees are World Vision, The Handicapped International and Medicins Sans Frontiéres. 666W The amputee camp (which is not exclusively occupied by amputees) currently has 267 amputees.