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BURUNDI: Targeted training for the Civilian Defence

Posted: 5th July 2010

An initial step in acquiring knowledge and know-how in the collection and destruction of all types of explosive items, MAG is providing the first training of its kind to ever be offered to the Civilian Defence in Burundi.

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SUDAN: MAG Sudan starts countdown to national handover with a bang

Posted: 1st July 2010

MAG is to teach dozens of deminers and Sudanese partner staff Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) techniques at a unique course in Juba.

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SRI LANKA: A day in the life – Tracking down minefields

Posted: 1st July 2010

MAG is carrying out an emergency survey to ensure the tens of thousands of people housed in temporary camps can return home safely. Sri Lankan Community Liaison staff explain how this is being done.

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ANGOLA: Capacity building with local authorities

Posted: 30th June 2010

A key part of MAG’s overall demining operations and strategy in Angola is to assist in the development of the national authorities. In Moxico province in recent months MAG has delivered safety messages to military and police forces, and conducted mapping training for the country’s National Institute for Demining.

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D.R. CONGO: Emergency clearance of Mbandaka Airport

Posted: 28th June 2010

When unexploded shells, mortars and grenades littered the area surrounding Mbandaka Airport following a rebel attack, MAG responded quickly to reduce the risk of further bloodshed.

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LAO PDR: Teamwork works - MAG’s expanding portfolio of partners

Posted: 17th June 2010

Working with development partners ensures that MAG's clearance of unexploded ordnance results in tangible benefits, such as the construction of water and sanitation facilities.

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ANGOLA: Donors visit MAG in Moxico

Posted: 14th June 2010

MAG has received visits from the US Ambassador to Angola and the Dutch Embassy's Policy Officer in the last few weeks.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Football stars

Posted: 8th June 2010

This selection of images taken by MAG photographer Sean Sutton over the past 15 years celebrates the world game and the strength of the human spirit.

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SRI LANKA: School reopenings an essential part of conflict recovery

Posted: 2nd June 2010

When the conflict in Sri Lanka restarted in 2007, the effects were felt at Mulliyavalai Kalaimahal Vithiyalayam school in the heartland of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam territory.

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D.R. CONGO: 'Anyone with a weapon prefers to sell it to have a good life'

Posted: 1st June 2010

MAG aims to reduce the number of weapons and ammunition stored by the Congolese army, and improve the management of stockpiles, contributing to the security and protection of the civil population.

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