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Ondjiva - At least 2,711 explosive devices were deactivated and destroyed from January to the first fortnight of December this year in southern Cunene province, Angop leaned.
This was disclosed Wednesday by the corporation's commander, Jorge António "Jojo", who said the operation was carried out by an Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) brigade.
According to the FAA's high ranking officer, the brigade destroyed 11 anti-tanks and 10 personnel landmines, 2,406 assorted metals and several other devices, including hand grenades, ammunitions of diverse calibres, 60 and 80 mm …
"MAG is about to enter its 21st year as an organisation and I am very proud to have been a part of what has been achieved over those years.
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent response to emergencies.
This week - a year early - Rwanda was officially declared landmine-free
DFID's support is helping draw the deadly sting out of millions of square miles of land in countries recovering from the pains of recent conflict.
Inches beneath the surface of countries like Rwanda, Afghanistan and Angola, millions of mines and munitions lie unexploded, a chilling legacy from their recent past.
About 70 countries remain affected by landmines, which claimed nearly 5,200 casualties around the world last year.
The UK has actively supported mine action since 1993, donating more than £100 …
1. The present report is submitted pursuant to resolution 1856 (2008), by which the Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) until 31 December 2009 and requested me to report every three months on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Huambo - At least 64,380 landmines were cleared from January 1995 to October 2009 by the Non-governmental organisation "The Halo Trust" in the provinces of Bié, Huambo, Benguela and Kuando Kubango, Angop learned Wednesday.
According to the NGO operations officer, Valdemar Fernandes, of the mines cleared, 52,561 were anti-personnel and 11,819 anti-tank.
He also said that 73,068 unexploded ordnances that hindered the free flow of people and goods in the region were defused.
Valdemar Fernandes explained that from 1995 to date The Halo Trust has cleared 11.9 million square …
El pasado 27 de Noviembre se clausuró oficialmente en Luanda un curso avanzado de formación para instructores de desminado del Instituto Nacional de Desminado de Angola (INAD).
This report presents the findings, conclu sions and recommendations of an evaluation of the Norwegian support to Norwegian People's Aid's mine action programmes commissioned by Norad's evaluation provides information on the results of Norwegian People's Aid's humanitarian mine activities, and provides recommendations that can be used in future identification, design, and implementation of humanitarian mine activities.
2010 Portfolio Highlights
27 countries, territories, missions
This 13th edition of the annual Portfolio of Mine Action Projects features overviews and project outlines for 27 countries, territories or missions affected by landmines and explosive remnants of war.
There are 277 projects in the 2010 portfolio. Africa accounts for the largest number: 103.
95 appealing agencies; one in five projects from national NGOs
The 2010 portfolio continues to receive a high level of participation by an array of appealing agencies, including national authorities, …
Kuito - Heavy rains hitting central Bié province since October this year, have hindered the demining process being carried out in the region, Angop learnt.
This has led to the suspension of works for safety reasons and conservation of equipments, said the head of operations of the organisation in charge, Jo=E3o Baptista.
If the situation still prevails, according to the source, the organisation will be forced to stop the activities in various localities, mainly in Kuemba district.
The source said that The Hallo Trust has cleared an area of 106,815 square metres, and reduced the …
Kuito - About seven fields were cleared of landmines and explosive devices in central Bie, during the third quarter of this year by the British Non Government Organization, The Hallo Trust.
While assessing on Monday in Kuito city, the activities carried out by the NGO, its operation chief, João Baptista, underlined that were demined camps in the municipalities of Kunhinga, Katabola and Andulo.
He added that the clearing of about 106,815 square meters and another 282 kilometres of road is now enabling a free circulation of people and goods as well as the fomenting of farming.
MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Mbanza Kongo - A total of 2,035 non-detonated explosive devices shall be destroyed next Friday by the National Demining Institute (INAD) in the Luvuvamu region, district of Kuimba, northern Zaire province.
According to a communiqué from the provincial department of INAD delivered to ANGOP this Wednesday in Mbanza Kongo city, provincial capital, among the explosive devices to be destroyed highlight falls to 236 anti-personnel landmines, two anti-tanks, ten firearms of various calibres and 1,423 ammunitions.
The institute will also destroy 114 mortars of several calibres, 50 rpg-7 …
This report was issued by the Regional Office for Southern Africa. It covers the period from 23 October to 13 November 2009. The next report will be issued within the next two-three weeks.
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES
- The estimated number of Angolan nationals expelled from DRC has reached 51,508, according to the Angolan Ministry of Social Affairs and Reintegration (MINARS) as of end October 2009.
(Est-ce que vous avez un commentaire sur la baisse de l'aide de la France à la lutte contre les mines anti-personnel ?)
Les chiffres présentés ne reflètent pas la réalité de l'engagement français.
Cet engagement doit et devra être appréhendé dans sa globalité, c'est-à-dire dans sa double dimension multilatérale et bilatérale, sur les armes à sous-munitions et sur les mines.
La France a, en premier lieu, fait le choix - que n'ont pas fait tous ses partenaires européens - de faire transiter une part substantielle de son aide extérieure, et donc de son aide au …
Allow me to express sincere appreciation to you and the Government of Austria for convening this high level open debate, as well as for your efforts leading to the adoption, today, of resolution 1894, which marks a further very important advance in the Council's commitment to protect civilians.
Huitième Conférence régionale africaine
sur les femmes (Beijing + 15)
16 - 20 Novembre 2009