Chinese government sends 16th peacekeeping mission to DRC composed of medical and engineering personnel
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People's Liberation Army of China [Government Agency]
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Government and civil society (Code: 150)
Free-standing technical assistance
On August 7, 2013, the first echelon of the 16th Chinese peacekeeping force to Democratic Republic of Congo totaling 100 officers and men flew from the Xi’an Xianyang International Airport to the mission area to perform eight-month-long peacekeeping operations. The 16th Chinese peacekeeping force to Democratic Republic of Congo is composed of an engineer detachment and a medical detachment with a total of 218 persons. The members of the engineer detachment are from a regiment under the 47th Combined Corps of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the members of the medical detachment are from a hospital of a joint logistics sub-department under the PLA Lanzhou Military Area Command (MAC).The 10th peacekeeping team was sent in 2009 (see project #34567).
Peacekeeping expenditures are excluded from ODA calculations.
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