The United States Announces Plan to Provide Additional $7 Million for Demining Assistance to Sri Lanka


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(U.S. Department of StateColombo, 8 April 2022: A delegation from the U.S. Department of State visited Sri Lanka from April 3-8, 2022, to review U.S.-funded demining projects in Kilinochchi, Jaffna, Vavuniya, and Muhamalai.  The United States contributed $8.3 million to demining efforts in Sri Lanka in 2021, resulting in many communities gaining safe access to land for housing, sanitation, and agricultural activities.  Over the coming year, the U.S. government will provide an additional $7 million to assist Sri Lankan communities affected by landmines and unexploded ordnance.

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Published: Friday, April 8, 2022

Last Updated: Friday, April 8, 2022

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