US to provide USD 100,000 for families affected by X-Press Pearl

Originally published: 1 week ago 8

COLOMBO (News 1st); The American people are providing $100,000 in immediate assistance to support response efforts to the MV X-Press Pearl ship fire, said the US Embassy in Colombo on Friday (11). The MV X-Press Pearl has discharged plastic debris and chemical waste into the surrounding waters, endangering coastal resources and the livelihoods of nearby fishing communities. The assistance […]
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