Government asked what assistance they provide to Rohingya refugees in Malaysia

Mar 13, 2023 | News

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL5883):

Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool:
To ask His Majesty’s Government what assistance they provide to Rohingya refugees in Malaysia. (HL5883)

Tabled on: 27 February 2023

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

We regularly raise the status of Rohingya refugees with the Government of Malaysia and regional partners. The UK is a leading donor to the Rohingya response in Bangladesh, providing £345 million total humanitarian support towards the crisis since 2017. We have provided over £25 million for the Rohingya and other Muslim minorities in Rakhine since 2017. This includes direct funding to the refugee camp at Cox’s Bazar and to UNHCR, which works with the Malaysian Government on refugee issues. The UK is grateful for Malaysia’s support for the first UN Security Council Resolution on the situation in Myanmar.

Date and time of answer: 13 Mar 2023 at 16:39.

Lord David Alton

For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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