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Sri Lanka: Australia supports mine clearance

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Australia released an additional Rs 480 million (A$ 4.25 million) for demining in Sri Lanka on April 1. Australian funding was released in conjunction with the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, observed on April 4.

This additional funding will enable local and international demining agencies to continue accelerated mine surveys, clearance and mine risk education in the Northern and Eastern Provinces.