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BURUNDI: Crucial mine and UXO survey takes place around Kibira Forest

Posted: 20th August 2010

Thanks to funding from the Swiss Government, the Burundian Civilian Defence and MAG are finally able to survey the last areas suspected to be contaminated by landmines and /or unexploded ordnance in the area around the Kibira Forest in north-west Burundi.

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SUDAN: Partnering for a better future

Posted: 19th August 2010

MAG is working with the Joint Integrated Demining Unit in northern Sudan so that Sudanese communities can be protected from harm in future.

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SOMALIA: A day in the life of a MAG Project Manager

Posted: 18th August 2010

On the eve of World Humanitarian Day, 19 August, Alistair Moir talks about his role as MAG's Project Manager in Puntland State of Somalia.

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LAO PDR: Cluster casualties continue

Posted: 27th July 2010

The ban on cluster munitions, which will enter into force on 1 August, has not lessened the need for unexploded ordnance clearance.

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BURUNDI: 20,000 grenades destroyed in efforts to reduce armed violence

Posted: 26th July 2010

MAG's efforts to reduce armed violence passed a milestone in Burundi on July 22 when the 20,000th hand grenade was destroyed since the beginning of the organisation’s support to the Burundian Government.

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SOMALIA: Clearance and safety messages save lives

Posted: 23rd July 2010

“I am too happy today and I will stop worrying about this danger to children and also other villagers” - Hawo Khalif, whose house was 25 metres from a sizable stockpile of 105 white phosphorous mortars.

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IRAQ: Removing the threat in Mosul

Posted: 22nd July 2010

MAG Iraq's Conventional Weapons Destruction response team removed and destroyed 549 hazardous items from Sekanyan village.

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VIDEO: Iraq 2010 - Saving lives

Posted: 16th July 2010

MAG is creating a more secure environment in Iraq, enabling development and helping people to return home safely.

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PAKISTAN: 'Their situation is desperate'

Posted: 15th July 2010

MAG is training Pakistani non-governmental organisation Sustainable Peace And Development Organisation (SPADO) to help protect vulnerable people in conflict-affected areas.

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LEBANON: MAG hosts new UK Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

Posted: 13th July 2010

Alistair Burt MP shown around MAG’s cluster munitions clearance operations in southern Lebanon.

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