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The Ministry of National Security’s efforts to transform poor communities affected by violent crime, will be boosted this year with a budget allocation of $211.5 million to strengthen community-based organizations(CBOs) and support community policing.
The funds, provided by the United States’ Agency for International Development(USAID), will be used to, “help transform poor underserved communities beset with violent crime, and to support community policing and strengthen the CBOs.”
It will be utilised under the Ministry’s Improved Governance and Citizen Security and Participation Programme/Community Empowerment and Transformation project, for the maintenance of law and order, crime management and justice support, as well as for the purchase of goods and services up to September, this year.

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