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28 Dec 2006 description

Angola gained independence from Portugal in 1975. The internal conflict that ensued continued until 2002 and forced nearly 450 thousand refugees out of the country. AAR JAPANconducted surveys on the situation surrounding the returnees and established the AAR JAPAN Angola office in Luanda, the capital of Angola, in November 2003. We remain the only Japanese NGO in Angola.

Mine Risk Education

It has been said that About 15 million landmines are buried in Angola, a number that exceeds the Angolan population of 13.6 million.