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Sudan

FSD is training local deminers for road surveys in Sudan

Five FSD staff members have started with the recruitment and training of deminers of local partner organisation SIMAS in Southern Sudan. The road survey on behalf of WFP will start in early January...

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Landmines obstacle to reconstruction

It could take up to six years before the north of the country is rid of the deadly menace. By Qais Faqiri and Hasina Rasuli (ARR No. 84, 03-Dec-03) Landmines in northern Afghanistan remain one of the...

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Angola

Angola: UN launches global action project on landmines

Luanda, 03/12 - A set of global projects for actions against landmines, which will present the general framework for urgent need of demining activities in Angola and other 35 countries also affected,...

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Angola

Angola: Aid efforts hindered by landmines, poor roads

(New York: 21 November 2003) - Landmines, poor roads, and heavy rains continue to hamper efforts to bring aid to Angolans suffering the cumulative effects of decades of war. OCHA's office in Angola...

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Sudan

FSD to survey roads in Sudan for WFP

Two FSD staff members have left Geneva to start with the recruitment and training of local deminers in Southern Sudan. The FSD has conducted an initial assessment mission to Sudan in February 2003...

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Tajikistan

FSD survey teams complete general survey in Tajikistan

FSD / OSCE Survey teams complete General Survey of Tavildara valley, Sagirdasht (GBOA) and Rasht valley. The FSD and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation (OSCE) have launched a mine action...

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DR Congo

DRC: Kinshasa calls for more support in landmine removal

NAIROBI, 7 November (IRIN) - The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has requested increased support in its efforts to rid the country of landmines. The call came on Thursday during a UN General...

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Angola

Angola: Halo Trust clears 21 landmine fields

Luanda, Oct 28 - Twenty-one areas have been cleared of landmines between January and September this year in the Angolan provinces of Huambo and Benguela (centre) and Kuando-Kubango (southeast) by the...

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Burundi + 1 more

Africa gets two new treaty members: Burundi, Sudan

Mine-affected countries Burundi and Sudan come on board Burundi and Sudan, both mine-affected countries, recently ratified the Mine Ban Treaty. Burundi submitted its ratification instrument to the...

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Afghanistan + 9 more

European Commission continues to fight landmines

IP/03/1427 Brussels, 21 October 2003 - The European Commission has adopted its 2003 Annual Work Programme for antipersonnel landmines with a budget of € 18,150,000. The general objective of this...

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Iraq

UNMAS update on Iraq 8 Oct 2003

Southern Iraq Mine Tech International (MTI) MTI continues to operate from their base camp in Al Amara. Survey teams are continuing explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) in that city as well as Musharrah...

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