2018 To Walk the Earth in Safety: Marshall Islands

Report
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs

FUNDING FY15 FY16 FY17 FY13–17 TOTAL
DOS NADR - CWD 285 295 0 1,208
COUNTRY TOTAL 285 295 0 1,208

Dollars in thousands

MARSHALL ISLANDS

More than 70 years after World War II’s end, UXO from both U.S. and Japanese forces continues to pose a threat in the Marshall Islands. In spite of massive clearance efforts in the 1950s, UXO contamination still affects some of the Marshall Islands’ atolls.

From 2013 to 2017, the United States invested more than $1.2 million in CWD in the Marshall Islands.

In 2017, the Department of State supported the following implementing partner (using FY16 funds):

  • Golden West cleared UXO on Wotje and Jaluit atolls.