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UK blames Covid for cut to Yemen aid


Issue 1124 - 22 Apr 2021

 The UK government has defended a near 60% reduction in aid to Yemen for FY2021/22, compared to the year before, blaming Covid-19 for the need to redirect spending to domestic priorities.

“Our desire to help the people of Yemen persists, that’s why we remain one of the largest donors,” Middle East and North Africa minister James Cleverly told the House of Commons International Development Committee (IDC) on 20 April.

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