NPA
Non-governmental Organization based in Norway

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24 Mar 2017 description

10 years later, Lebanon’s legacy of landmine and cluster munition contamination is still affecting the lives of the Lebanese people.

02 Mar 2017 description

As areas of Mosul are liberated from ISIS control, Norwegian People’s Aid partner organisations are the first to arrive with emergency aid.

“People are happy to have their freedom, but the mood remains tense”, says NPA Program Manager Umelto Labetubun.

Norwegian People’s Aid works with the Kurdish Human Rights Organization (KHRO) and Zhya Organization to respond to the needs of civilians in neighbourhoods of Mosul immediately following the expulsion of ISIS by Iraqi and Kurdish forces.

18 Jan 2017 description

On December 21 and 22, Norwegian People’s Aid, together with the The Mine Action Authority (DAICMA), the Humanitarian Demining Brigade (BIDES), the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) and the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, carried out the technical handover of the cleared areas in the Vereda El Orejón in the municipality of Briceño, which is located at the northeast of Colombia, after clearing 19,849 m2 and destroying 46 anti-personnel mines.

05 Dec 2016 description

1,3 million Square metres, 144 Cluster Bomblets, 50 Antipersonnel Mines and 23 UXOs: Norwegian People’s Aid is proud to announce that we have finished clearing cluster munitions in Mozambique. This happens only a year after Mozambique was declared free of landmines in September 2015.

Partaking in Mozambique achieving this key milestone is very gratifying. A safer Mozambique free from cluster munition contamination has always been the apex of our commitment, says Programme Manager for Norwegian People’s Aid in Mozambique, Afedra Robert Iga.

27 Oct 2016 description

In a formal ceremony held on Tuesday October 18, the Japanese embassy in Colombia officially signed over a donation of USD $555, 567 in support of NPA’s humanitarian demining pilot project in El Orejón, Antioquia.

The donation adds another chapter to a longstanding friendship between the NPA and Japan, who have also helped to fund some of NPA’s other humanitarian demining projects in South Lebanon, Mauritania and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Jobs

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11 Apr 2017 description
job Closing date: 28 Apr 2017 Norwegian People's Aid

Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) is looking for an experienced Technical Field Manager/ IEDD operator with vast experience and up to date knowledge and skills. This position will give you the opportunity to work in in a sector-leading humanitarian organisation with developing the clearance of improvised explosive devices and mine clearance methodology. The position encompasses leadership, training and management of the search teams and disposal of the found items.