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Iraq

Iraq landmine impact survey as of 20 Jun 2005

Survey Coverage at the National Level Lessons Learned (three southern governorates): 1) Many more communities on the ground than expected 2) Previous estimates of total contaminated land near...

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World

Caring For Landmine Victims

This leaflet examines the challenges involved in providing assistance to the landmine victims many of whom cannot be provided sufficient care caused by poverty and lack of health facilities. It also...

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka diaspora meet in Paris to discuss landmine issue

Author(s): Anne Capelle <anneSPAMFILTER@icbl.org> . Paris, france, Saturday 23 July 2005 On 23 July 2005, the Geneva Call " in collaboration with the Centre for Just Peace and Democracy organised...

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Sri Lanka

UN joins Sri Lankan efforts to reduce landmine casualties

As Sri Lankans return to their fields to begin planting and harvesting their crops, the United Nations is supporting a national campaign to prevent them reaping a deadly harvest - hidden mines and...

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Angola

Angola: Partnership with US landmines-related NGOs

Luanda, 07/05 - The Angolan Government today in Luanda established a new partnership with the US Non-Governmental Organisations "Roots of Peace" and "Conservation International" in the field of...

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Eritrea

Eritrea: Mine-clearance suspended due to vehicle confiscation

Eritrea, Friday 24 June 2005 - Mine clearance has now stopped in Eritrea, one of Africa's worst mine-affected nations, because the government seized in April 40 vehicles that had been in use by the...

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Sudan

Mine Action in Sudan Newsletter Issue 5, June 2005

Programme Highlights (May/June 2005) 1) The joint GOS/SPLM delegation consists of Mr Hassabo Mohamed Abdel Rahman Khamis, Commissioner-General of the Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC), Colonel Alawad...

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Tajikistan

FSD's mine action activities in Tajikistan - Jun 2005

Mine Action Activities in Tajikistan are very much dependant on weather conditions. Due to the mountainous terrain in which the teams operate it is not possible for the teams to deploy until the...

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Mozambique

Landmines remain threat to Mozambicans

MAPUTO, Jun 8, 2005 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Although Mozambique has been at peace for over 12 years, landmines remain a threat to human life and a serious obstacle to economic development programs in...

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Nepal

Maoists claim responsibility for landmine attack on Nepalese bus

Kathmandu (dpa) - Maoists fighting to set up a communist republic in Nepal Tuesday said Tuesday they were behind a landmine attack on a bus Monday that killed 38 passengers, including women and...

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Iraq

Iraq: Ongoing insecurity hampers landmine clearance

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] BAGHDAD, 6 June (IRIN) - Ongoing insecurity in Iraq is hampering the clearance of landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO),...

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