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MAG in Iraq - First in, last out

The mine problem in Iraq and how a world-leading humanitarian organisation is saving lives Background: Mines Advisory Group, one of the world's leading humanitarian mine action organisations, has...

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Iraq

The FSD in Iraq - Commencement of survey operations

As part of our standby partnership agreement with the World Food Programme, the FSD has deployed 5 Mine Action specialists to Iraq and surrounding countries. Concurrently the FSD is in the process of...

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Iraq

The Fondation Suisse de Déminage in Iraq

Following the outbreak of hostilities in Iraq, the FSD is to make sure that the The World Food Programme (WFP) can safely deliver its food assistance to the those in need as soon as the situation...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina + 2 more

Landmine survivors in six countries assisted

Long after peace is declared and armies go home, landmines remain buried - more than 80 million worldwide - waiting to be detonated. Every 22 minutes, an unsuspecting man, woman, or child is injured...

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Iraq

Landmines charity MAG update from the field

The mine problem in Iraq and how a world-leading humanitarian organisation is saving lives Background: Mines Advisory Group, one of the world's leading humanitarian mine action organisations, has...

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Iraq

Live from Iraq 7 Apr 2003

Villagers in Deh Kon, close to Halabja, informed MAG that the schoolteachers' house had been used to store mines and other ammunition by Ansar Al Islam before they left the area. MAG cleared the...

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Iraq

Live from Iraq 2 Apr 2003

On the way to Kadir Karam village, 50 kilometers south-east of Kirkuk, MAG spotted several oil filled trenches near the village of Zarda. Pipes had been laid from the ditch to the road to enable them...

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Iraq

Live from Iraq 29 Mar 2003

Yesterday, Kurdish forces with coalition Special Forces support pushed Iraqi troops back 20km from the frontline. This morning, MAG sent an Emergency Survey team 15kms into the area to evaluate the...

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Tanzania

Tanzania: Army destroys 9,800 landmines

NAIROBI, 28 March (IRIN) - Tanzanian army engineers destroyed 9,837 anti-personnel landmines on Thursday, in compliance with an international landmines treaty that the country signed in 1997, news...

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Iraq

Mine action component of UN's 28 Mar Flash Appeal for Iraq

Document Source : UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Document Date : 28/03/2003 The United Nations' 28 March 2003 Flash Appeal for Iraq includes a request for $13.2 million for...

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Iraq

UNMAS update on Iraq 26 Mar 2003

The Problem People travelling through unfamiliar areas as a result of the fighting may be the most vulnerable to the threat of mines and Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) in Iraq. UNOPS completed a landmine...

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Iraq

Iraqi use of antipersonnel mines condemned

The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) today condemned Iraq for using antipersonnel landmines at the outset of the conflict with the United States. Reuters reported on Thursday that Iraqi...

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Iraq

Saving lives in northern Iraq

MAG, one of the world's leading humanitarian mine action organisations, has been actively clearing mines and unexploded bombs in northern Iraq every day since 1992. As the threat of war draws closer...

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