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BURUNDI: Securing arms stockpiles

Posted: 31st May 2011

Large quantities of un-catalogued weapons, amassed haphazardly in poorly-guarded depots are susceptible to theft and misuse. These stolen weapons feed black markets and increase the likelihood of armed violence.

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SUDAN: Protecting children in Kassala

Posted: 27th May 2011

What happens when pupils carry a live grenade they’ve found on their way to school into the classroom? Or when their classroom is on the other side of a minefield?

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IRAQ REVIEW 2010: Supporting development and rehabilitation

Posted: 20th May 2011

The main focus of MAG's teams in Iraq is to support socio-economic development and rehabilitation in the north of the country.

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D.R. CONGO: Celebrating the first joint MAG-FARDC demining team

Posted: 18th May 2011

The official graduation of the first MAG-trained Multi Task team composed of members of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) took place on 11 May.

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VIDEO: MAG Sri Lanka's all-female team

Posted: 12th May 2011

The story of MAG’s all-female team in Sri Lanka and its vital work, as featured in Al Jazeera’s “Witness” programme.

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SUDAN: New skills, resources and hope

Posted: 12th May 2011

Sixty-year-old widow Sara is receiving life-changing help from a project to improve the futures of conflict-affected villages.

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LIBYA: MAG receives funding to secure weapons stockpiles and destroy UXO

Posted: 10th May 2011

Funding from the U.S. State Department’s Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement will see MAG increase its response to the emergency in the coming days.

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LIBYA: MAG steps up operations

Posted: 27th April 2011

Two MAG Explosive Ordnance Disposal experts destroyed bombs and missiles in a controlled demolition outside the city of Benghazi, Libya.

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SUDAN: Huge weapons stockpile destroyed in Kassala

Posted: 27th April 2011

MAG safely destroyed more than 800 items of unexploded ordnance and 13,000 live ammunition rounds found in Kibrit, where one spark could have triggered an explosion big enough to destroy half the village.

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Chief Executive Lou McGrath steps down

Posted: 20th April 2011

After more than 20 years with MAG, Lou McGrath has decided to step down from the role of Chief Executive.

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