MAG completed non-technical surveys in Moxico Province on 7th June 2017 and more than 90% of suspected hazardous land has now been handed back to local communities.
Since 2014 MAG has been conducting non-technical surveys in Moxico – an eastern province of Angola. Moxico covers nearly 20% of Angola’s landmass and is one of the poorest and most contaminated provinces in the country. MAG collect and analyse locations that might contain landmines or unexploded ordnance, confirm whether there is evidence of a hazard or not, and define the perimeter of the area.
21 June 2017: The first of Sri Lanka’s mine-affected districts has been declared safe from landmines thanks to the work of demining teams from the Mines Advisory Group (MAG).
MAG has been working along side the Humanitarian Demining Unit of the Sri Lankan Army and coordinated by the Sri Lankan Government.
In the wake of the country’s devastating civil war, which ended in 2009, Batticaloa District is the first to be classified as “residual risk”.
1 February 2016: With the support of the German Federal Foreign Office and in partnership with the Presidential Committee on Small Arms and Light Weapons (PRESCOM), MAG has undertaken numerous Arms Management and Destruction (AMD) activities.
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Landmine clearance is the pivotal first step in a journey of recovery, security and development in countries affected by these indiscriminate killers.
Rathika and her son Dilakson live on land made safe by MAG in Mannar District, Sri Lanka. “The land is safe and we are safe,” she says. “We grow vegetables and have chickens. We could not be here at all if the landmines were still here.”
Together, we've helped more than 17 million people escape the fear of landmines. People like Helen (below right) in Moxico province, Angola.
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