Scope of the Problem: As of first quarter of 1391 (June 2012), there were 5,489 hazardous areas remaining in Afghanistan, affecting 563 sq. km and 1,847 communities.
Casualties: In 1390, 382 Afghans were injured or killed by landmines and other explosive remnants of war, representing a significant decrease from a monthly average of 1,116 casualties in 1380. Of the total, 74% were children. It should also be noted that 89% of the overall casualties were caused by explosive remnants of war (ERW) or unexploded ordnance (UXO).