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Angola

Landmines pose biggest threat in Angola

LUANDA, Dec 13, 2002 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Top United Nations official Erick de Mulin has said that landmines are the biggest problem in Angola and millions of the deadly devices are still a...

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Iraq

Landmines in Iraq: Questions and Answers, Dec 2002

Does Iraq have a problem with uncleared landmines? Iraq is severely affected by mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) as a result of the 1991 Gulf War, the 1980-1988 Iraq-Iran War, two decades of...

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Angola + 6 more

Africa: Plea to ban landmines on the continent

ADDIS ABABA, 11 December (IRIN) - African leaders must ensure that landmines are banned on the continent, an international conference in Addis Ababa heard on Wednesday. The International Campaign to...

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Angola

Angola: Landmine explosion claims seven MSF workers

JOHANNESBURG, 2 December (IRIN) - Medicines Sans Frontieres (MSF) on Monday said it would temporarily reduce its activities in the southeastern Angolan region of Mavinga following a landmine...

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North Macedonia

Mine Action Office Macedonia - November Report

General This month the government have been busy establishing their new policies and reorganising their offices and departments. Meetings between UNMAO and the new Ministry of Defence representative...

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Somalia

Somalia: Parties sign landmine ban agreement

NAIROBI, 13 November (IRIN) - Somalia's various political factions and the Transitional National Government attending reconciliation talks in the Kenyan town of Eldoret have signed a commitment to...

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Sudan

Emergency Mine Clearance in the Nuba Mountains, Sudan 2003

PROJECT: Emergency Mine Clearance in the Nuba Mountains, Sudan 2003 REQUESTING AGENCY: UNMAS IMPLEMENTING PARTNERS: Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), United Nations Office...

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Focus on landmine education for children

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] KARTE-YE PARVAN, 22 October (IRIN) - As hundreds of thousands of returned refugees return to areas of Afghanistan that were...

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka hopes to sign anti-landmine treaty

By Scott McDonald COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka, whose north is littered with landmines from two decades of war, hopes to sign an international treaty banning the deadly weapons by the end of the...

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Colombia

Colombian landmines kill, maim nine people a month

BOGOTA, Colombia, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Anti-personnel landmines kill and maim about nine people a month in war-torn Colombia, and 14,000 new mines are planted throughout the Andean nation every year,...

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North Macedonia

Mine Action Office Macedonia - September Report

General 1. The passage of the package of election laws passed in July allowed for general elections to proceed on 15 September these elections have been viewed as an essential step in moving the...

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