MAG Angola Programme Update April - June 2010

from Mines Advisory Group
Published on 30 Jun 2010
Reporting period: April1st 2010 to June 30th 2010

Summary of outputs:

- Clearance of 89,601 m2 of land for resettlement of returnees from the DRC and Zambia

- Clearance and verification of 30km of road

- 220 Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) spot tasks completed by the Rapid Response Team (RRT), destroying 467 items (10 AT mines, 18 AP mines, 393 items of Small Arms and Light Weapons, and 46 other items of Unexploded Ordnance - UXO)

- 225 community visits by Community Liaison (CL) teams and 201 UXO reports collected

- 88 Mine Risk Education (MRE) sessions conducted, reaching 4,783 beneficiaries


- Creating a safer and more secure environment by reducing risk of death or injury and working to improve the daily lives of the people in Moxico affected by Remnants of Conflict.

- Contributing to economic growth and stability by creating safer environments and improving economic opportunities for communities