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U.S. Announces an Additional $5.75M in Response to Sri Lanka’s Economic Crisis

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Colombo (News 1st): The U.S. government announced the third tranche of new funding to address the immediate needs of people hardest hit by the economic crisis in Sri Lanka.

This humanitarian assistance, totaling $5.75 million, will provide cash assistance, short-term jobs, and agriculture supplies such as seeds directly to crisis-affected people to meet their basic needs.This new grant funding through the U.S.

Agency for International Development (USAID) builds on last week’s announcement of $6M in grants through USAID and $120M in new loans through the Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to meet the needs of Sri Lankans during the economic crisis.“The recent United Nations appeal to international donors warned of an ‘unfolding multidimensional food security crisis’ in Sri Lanka,” explained U.S.

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