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Not on your doorstep

Posted: 30th March 2010

Imagine if, somewhere outside your front door, there was an explosive weapon waiting for you or a member of your family to disturb it...

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IRAQ: Partnership saves lives in Diyala

Posted: 25th March 2010

Cluster bombs can threaten lives and limbs for years after they’ve been deployed.

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VIETNAM: Dangerous scrap yards are made safe

Posted: 24th March 2010

Trading in unexploded ordnance (UXO) as part of the country’s highly developed scrap metal industry is one of the leading causes of UXO-related accidents in Vietnam.

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CAMBODIA: On the road

Posted: 22nd March 2010

In most countries, a road is just something you walk or drive on – not something most people spend a lot of time thinking about...

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ANGOLA: Road clearance helps post-conflict recovery

Posted: 19th March 2010

Clearing roads of landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) is crucial to helping improve the standard of living in Moxico, the province most heavily contaminated by remnants of conflict in the country.

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GAZA: MAG begins destruction of white phosphorus artillery rounds

Posted: 18th March 2010

A MAG explosives team has destroyed the first bombs in a series of planned activities over the coming three to four months to dispose of all white phosphorus unexploded ordnance in Gaza.

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Japan assists MAG in Lebanon

Posted: 15th March 2010

The Japanese Government has given MAG a grant of US$78,818 to cover the cost of a mini vegetation cutter, to improve the safety of demining activities in Lebanon.

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BURUNDI: More anti-personnel mines and UXO discovered

Posted: 10th March 2010

On 20 January, in Kanyosha Rural on the outskirts of Bujumbura, a joint MAG-Civilian Protection-Police team (MAG-CPP) safely destroyed an extremely dangerous ‘POMZ A2’ anti-personnel mine.

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COLOMBIA: Helping communities help themselves

Posted: 5th March 2010

MAG’s ‘I Protect Myself’ campaign is spreading safety messages in Colombia.

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Q&A with female deminers

Posted: 5th March 2010

March 8 is International Women's Day. Employing women – and proving their ability to undertake demanding work in difficult conditions – raises their status amongst the communities they come from, and encourages other employers to do the same.

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