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14 Jun 2006 description

Iraq Landmine Survey Suspended Due to Near-Death Explosion

Iraq. Sudan. The Democratic Republic of Congo. Afghanistan. In 2006 VVAF's Information Management and Mine Action Programs (iMMAP) staff are active in some of the most dangerous places in the world, overcoming setbacks to carry out their critical humanitarian work.

As the violence continues, political instability increases, and the risks of working in these environments heighten. Nevertheless, iMMAP continues involvement in dangerous areas.

06 Apr 2006 description

Operations Begin in Gbadolite, Along Northern Border with Central African Republic

Washington, D.C., April 6, 2006 - The Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation (VVAF) Information Management & Mine Action Programs (iMMAP) began Phase Two of the Abandoned Ordnance (AO)/Hazardous Ordnance (HO) Survey this week in the Equateur Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), along the Central African Republic (CAR) border.

10 Mar 2006 description

Washington, D.C., March 10, 2006 -- The Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation (VVAF) Information Management & Mine Action Programs (iMMAP) will begin phase 2 of the Abandoned Ordnance (AO)/Hazardous Ordnance (HO) Survey toward the end of March in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), funded by the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) and partnering with Mines Advisory Group (MAG). VVAF's iMMAP and MAG developed site survey methodology for Abandoned Ordnance (AO) and Hazardous Ordnance (HO) in Pweto Province of DRC in 2005.