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18 Apr 2014 description
More than 20 organizations urge the international community to work toward a negotiated political settlement to the conflict while scaling up aid for vital food and health services.
03 Oct 2013 description
Thousands of refugees are flocking into northern Iraq, parts of which are potentially riddled with landmines and unexploded ordnance following decades of conflict.
12 Feb 2013 description
Mines Advisory Group removes landmines and other munitions near border crossing and provides risk education for new arrivals.
15 Jan 2013 description
Hundreds of children have returned to schools in the war-torn region of Puthukudiyiruppu in northern Sri Lanka.
24 Oct 2012 description
Nations Should Step Up ‘Humanitarian Disarmament’ 31 Groups Urge More Protection for Civilians From Armed Violence (New York, October 24, 2012) – Governments should increase efforts to achieve strong disarmament initiatives driven by humanitarian concerns, Human Rights Watch and 30 other...
01 Jun 2012 description
Almost three months after the tragic explosion at the ECCRAMU1 munitions depot in the Republic of Congo's capital, Brazzaville, residents of the surrounding Mpila neighbourhood remain at risk of death or injury from unstable projectiles scattered by the blast. The blast, on 4 March 2012, killed...
26 Apr 2012 description
Geneva, 26 April, 2012: MAG (Mines Advisory Group) has this week called for more international support to help prevent unplanned explosions at munitions sites (UEMS). MAG’s Chris Loughran appealed to delegates at the Convention of Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) conference in Geneva,...
23 Apr 2012 description
MAG has provided life and limb-saving Risk Education to more than 8,000 children at the remote Doro refugee camp in South Sudan. Deep in the remote Doro refugee camp in Maban County, Upper Nile State, among tens of thousands of tents and makeshift shelters, smoking fires with boiling sorghum, and...
02 Dec 2011 description
Nobel Peace Prize-winning UK charity completes work to free country from landmine legacy Bujumbura, Burundi, December 2, 2011: One of the world’s poorest countries has officially cleared its territory of landmines thanks to help from Nobel Peace Prize-winning UK charity, MAG (Mines Advisory...
18 Aug 2011 description
Fawzia Mahmoud Saeed is driven by a desire to help those most at risk from landmines and unexploded ordnance – and to contribute to a better future for women and children in eastern Sudan. The state of Kassala, on the border with Eritrea, is severely affected by mines and unexploded ordnance...
22 Jul 2011 description
Almost 490,000 square metres of land that was heavily contaminated by landmines and other unexploded ordnance (UXO) has been cleared, and will now be used for farming and infrastructure projects. Teams of MAG deminers – funded by the US Department of State’s Office of Weapons Removal and...