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Every year, tens of thousands of people, mostly civilians, are killed or injured by landmines and other explosive remnants of war.Those that survive are often disabled for life, adding to the many hundreds of thousands of mine survivors around the world in need of long-term care,rehabilita-tion, and social and economic support. Assistance for mine victims must be an integral part of public health-care systems and must not discriminate against persons who are ill,injured or disabled for reasons other than mines.
KAMPALA, Mar 30, 2005 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The Ugandan government Wednesday reaffirmed that it would work together with non-governmental organizations and community-based groups in reducing mine risks and rehabilitation of these disabled by landmines.
The remarks were made by Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness and Refugees Christine Aporu Amongin on the occasion of opening exchange visits between landmines survivor groups in the Great Lakes region.
She said that landmines impend the construction of conflicts affected societies, the return of refugees and …