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Iraq

Northern Iraq (Iraqi Kurdistan)

There is a grave mine problem in Northern Iraq (Iraqi Kurdistan), which has been autonomous from Baghdad since the 1991 Gulf War. Unlike in Iraq, there is information available about the scale of the...

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Uganda

Uganda: Army denies landmine claims

NAIROBI, 19 February (IRIN) - The Ugandan army has denied reports suggesting that landmines were laid around the Ruwenzori mountains along the country's border with the Democratic Republic of the...

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Afghanistan + 16 more

Landmine Monitor fact sheet Feb 2003

Prepared by Norwegian People's Aid For the February 2003 Meeting of the Intersessional Standing Committee on Mine Clearance, Mine Risk Education and Mine Action Technologies of the 1997 Mine Ban...

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Iraq

Mine charity mobilised as war in Iraq draws near

MAG, one of the world's leading mine clearing action charities, is mobilising its units in Iraq as the threat of war intensifies. The internationally-known charity has been actively clearing mines...

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Russia

Landmine war underway in Chechnya

Ruslan Isayev, North Caucasus - On the morning of January 24 a "UAZ" jeep carrying Chechen policemen was blown up by an explosive device set up by unknown persons in the Saikhanova street in the...

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Iraq

Iraq factsheet - an overview

The scale of the problem The majority of the minefields were laid 20 years ago during the Iran-Iraq war of 1980-1988. The scale of the landmine problem in Iraqi Kurdistan is wide in global terms...

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Angola

Angola: Landmines caused 241 victims in 2002

Luanda, 01/13 - One Hundred and Forty Five landmine accidents were recorded in the country, during last year, causing 241 victims, 33 of which were in Benguela province, the area with highest number...

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Burundi

Burundi: Ex-rebel movement in plea over landmine use

BUJUMBURA, 6 January (IRIN) - Former rebel movement Conseil national pour la defense de la democratie-Forces pour la defense de la democratie (CNDD-FDD) appealed on Monday to the Burundian army and...

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Angola

Landmines force suspension of food aid in northern Angola

LUANDA, Jan 2, 2003 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The World Food Program (WFP) announced on Thursday it was suspending delivery of humanitarian aid to some areas of Angola's northern Malange Province due to...

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Sniffing out landmine danger

A dedicated team of Afghan trainers and their dogs are perfecting techniques that are now in demand in trouble spots across the world. By Danish Karokhel in Kabul (ARR No. 41, 20-Dec-02) With an...

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ICBL Landmine Update Dec 2002

The Landmine Update is the International Campaign to Ban Landmines quarterly newsletter. This edition is followed by a calendar of upcoming events (available online). To date, 130 countries have...

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