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AfDB approves emergency relief to clean-up Mauritius marine oil spill

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 17, 2020 approved a $500,000 emergency assistance grant to support international recovery efforts after a significant oil spill earlier this year off the coast of Mauritius. The Mauritius oil spill The funding, to be sourced from the Special Relief Fund, will complement ongoing activities by the government of Mauritius, ...

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Groups demand urgent remediation of marine ecosystem devastated by Mauritius oil spill

Mauritius spill

Activist groups in Africa and beyond have called on the Japanese firm implicated in the oil spill off the coast of Mauritius to urgently contain, clean-up and remediate the devastated ecosystem. The Mauritius oil spill The groups, comprising Friends of the Earth Africa, the African Climate Justice Group, and Friends of the Earth Japan, in a statement made available to ...

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