EU provides Rs, 48 million in emergency relief to victims of cargo ship fire in Sri Lanka

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – In response to serous oil and hazardous chemical spills triggered by the fire that broke out on a ship carrying hazardous substances in May, the European Union is directing €200,000 (over 48 million Sri Lankan rupees) in humanitarian funding to provide crucial assistance.

"EU provides Rs, 48 million in emergency relief to victims of cargo ship fire in Sri Lanka"

UN-EU experts to assist Sri Lanka address the environmental impact of MV X-Press Pearl disaster

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A UN team of oil spill and chemical experts, provided by the European Union (EU), is working with the Sri Lankan Government to assess the impact on the environment caused by the MV X-press Pearl disaster, the UN in Sri Lanka announced.

"UN-EU experts to assist Sri Lanka address the environmental impact of MV X-Press Pearl disaster"