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Angola + 1 more

Training to defuse landmine threat more effectively

Monday, 29 October 2001: Landmines are a dangerous legacy of conflicts in scores of countries, claiming lives and limbs -- often of children -- long after guns fall silent and undermining...

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Afghanistan

Mine Action in Afghanistan - Fact Sheet

Area Contaminated by Landmines and UXO (Pre-September 01) Afghanistan is one of the most mine and unexploded ordnance, (UXO) affected countries in the world, with 734 million square metres of known...

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Serbia + 1 more

Kosovo landmine controversy

Mine clearers accused of leaving Kosovo too soon. By Virtyt Gacaferi in Pristina (BCR No. 290, 19-Oct-01) UN mine clearers are about to pull out of Kosovo, in spite of claims that the province is...

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Afghanistan

ICBL denounces attacks on mine clearers in Afghanistan

The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) is alarmed by reports that mine clearance organisations in Afghanistan are being targeted by the Taliban and condemns attacks on demining staff and...

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Afghanistan + 2 more

U.S., others should reject landmine use in Afghanistan

(New York, October 12, 2001) The United States should not use antipersonnel landmines in Afghanistan and should take extra care not to drop food into areas that have been mined by others, Human...

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Angola

Landmine accidents in Angola kill 388 in 2000

LUANDA, Oct 12, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Landmine accidents in Angola killed 388 people and wounded 452 others last year, with 70 percent of the victims civilians, local media reported on Friday. ...

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Landmines pose threat to civilians on the move

NEW YORK, 9 October (IRIN) - More than 20 years of war in Afghanistan has left a terrible landmine legacy that poses a risk to civilians fleeing increased hostilities in the country. "People moving...

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Afghanistan + 7 more

Press conference on campaign to ban landmines

At a Headquarters press conference this morning, sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Canada, Stephen Goose, Programme Director of the Arms Division of Human Rights Watch, and Jody Williams, a 1997...

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Afghanistan + 13 more

ICBL Landmine Update Sep 2001

Covering April - August 2001 The Landmine Update is the International Campaign to Ban Landmines' quarterly newsletter. This edition is followed by a calendar of upcoming events and list of available...

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Afghanistan

Landmine Monitor Fact Sheet: Landmines in Afghanistan

In the year 2000, an average of about eighty-eight casualties per month were attributed to landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Afghanistan. This represents a sharp decline from recorded...

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Iraq

Three Iraqi boys reported killed in landmine blast

Amman (dpa) - Three Iraqi brothers were killed Thursday when a leftover landmine went off in the province of Basra in southern Iraq, the official Iraq News Agency (INA) reported. The three boys aged...

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World

Landmine Monitor Report 2001: Toward a Mine-Free World

In the context of the Mine Ban Treaty, which entered into force on March 1999, this report for the year 2001 measures the concrete impact of the Treaty on the global mine problem. Individual...

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Iraq

Northern Iraq MAG Update

At this time of year in northern Iraq it is very hot and dry. Even though it is only the beginning of summer, there is already a serious shortage of water in the region. This is because of the lack...

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Azerbaijan

Powerline clearance in Azerbaijan

From 1988 through 1994, the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan resulted in the displacement of tens of thousands of people. A moving front line resulted in mass destruction of housing and...

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