2018 To Walk the Earth in Safety: El Salvador
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Dollars in thousands
Weapons pilfered from legacy stockpiles stemming from the 1980–1992 civil war continue to be used today by criminals in El Salvador to commit homicides. Firearms were used in approximately 78 percent of the homicides in 2015.
From 1994 to 2017, the United States invested more than $6.5 million to support CWD in El Salvador, including SA/LW threat reduction.
In 2017, the Department of State supported the following implementing partner (using FY16 funds):
- HALO destroyed excess munitions to prevent illicit proliferation and assisted in stockpile management.