HL Deb 04 November 2003 vol 654 c91WA
The Earl of Sandwich

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Which British and Afghan non-governmental organisations they have supported in Afghanistan since November 2001. [HL5130]

Baroness Amos

To date, DfID has funded 65 humanitarian and development programmes through British and Afghan NGOs at a cost of approximately £17 million. Fifteen British NGOs have been involved including Christian Aid, Merlin, the Halo Trust, British Red Cross, AfghanAid, Ockenden International and Islamic Relief. The Afghan Development Association, AREA (Agency for Rehabilitation and Energy Conservation in Afghanistan) and Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance are among the seven Afghan NGOs funded.