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ANGOLA: Explorer/anthropologist completes trip in support of MAG

Posted: 4th July 2011

Julian Monroe Fisher has completed his most ambitious expedition to date, to bring global awareness to the efforts of MAG.

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S.SUDAN: Large SPLA stockpile destroyed, including 22 MANPADS

Posted: 1st July 2011

MAG’s Small Arms and Light Weapons Team in South Sudan has destroyed an SPLA stockpile of more than 9,000 dangerous items found on the border with northern Uganda.

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LAO PDR: DFID funds UXO clearance and development project

Posted: 29th June 2011

The UK Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with MAG for a £2.5m project to remove the impact of Explosive Remnants of War from some of the most vulnerable communities in Lao PDR.

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IRAQ: Mines removed from irrigation system site near Halabja

Posted: 23rd June 2011

MAG cleared 300 sq/m of land and removed 11 anti-personnel landmines so that an irrigation project in a Sulimaniyah community devastated by conflict could continue.

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LIBYA: Remnants of conflict continue to pose huge threat to civilians

Posted: 22nd June 2011

Makeshift ‘museums’ displaying a large range of munitions and attracting hundreds of curious visitors every day are a disaster waiting to happen.

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BURUNDI: Clearing booby-trapped power pylons in Bubanza

Posted: 21st June 2011

Electricity pylons, many in town centres, are booby-trapped with mines, grenades and mortars in Bubanza province – MAG is removing this threat to residents, and freeing land for agricultural production.

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LIBYA: Children at risk from munitions

Posted: 14th June 2011

Abandoned Explosive Ordnance left behind by those involved in the conflict poses a huge threat to civilians in Libya. Those most at risk are often children.

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LIBYA: Hundreds of unexploded devices destroyed in Ajdabiya

Posted: 9th June 2011

MAG's team in Ajdabiya destroyed more than 400 deadly items of UXO with our partners at the International Committee of the Red Cross yesterday. That's more than 900 items destroyed by MAG since April, each one of which could have cost someone's arm, leg, or life.

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LIBYA: Secretary of State announces support for MAG during Benghazi visit

Posted: 6th June 2011

Andrew Mitchell, the UK’s Secretary of State for International Development, announced increased funding for MAG’s lifesaving work in Libya during his recent visit to Benghazi.

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LIBYA: Assessment mission shows need for urgent response in Misrata

Posted: 1st June 2011

MAG teams are preparing to assist in the country's third biggest city, where the humanitarian impact of the intense bombardment will be huge.

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