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Explosive violence and child displacement

Globally, children are more likely to suffer from explosive violence in their homes – the places they are meant to feel the safest. AOAV’s Explosive Violence Monitor (EVM) data shows that, as...

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, Remarks to the Security Council on “Protection of civilians in armed conflict: indispensable civilian objects”

As delivered Good evening, Mr. President. Good afternoon, good morning, everybody. The whole world is grappling with the biggest crisis of our lifetime. Our only battle today should be with COVID...

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The impact of explosive violence on childcare

Explosive violence attacks the very fabric of a family unit. It kills and injures parents and carers, rendering them unable to provide the nurturing and protection children need children. AOAV data...

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The impact of explosive violence on the sensory health of children

Explosive weapons are more likely to cause sensory injuries in children than any other conventional weapon -- irreversibly damaging a child's sensory organs, causing lifelong blindness and deafness...

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Explosive violence in March 2021

In March 2021, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 1,140 deaths and injuries from 196 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted...

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Why mine action matters: humanitarian diplomacy in Southeast Asia

As UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab visits Brunei-Darussalam — the current chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) — to strengthen ties and invest in long term partnerships as a...

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Explosive violence in February 2021

In February 2021, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 1,127 casualties from 199 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for...

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UNMAS Annual Report 2020

MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) is an efficient and effective undertaking that coordinates the United Nations response to explosive ordnance, and...

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