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Community Challenge Cambodia

Posted: 20th March 2009

By Abby Stables, MAG fundraiser and Community Challenge Cambodia participant..... In less than a week I will be the furthest I have ever been from home. I've spent the last three months fundraising, and now I'm off to Cambodia...

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D.R. CONGO: Destroying surplus arms, reducing danger

Posted: 11th March 2009

Throughout the Democratic Republic of Congo there are large numbers of poorly maintained arms and munitions stockpiles resulting from the country’s long history of conflict and strife.

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Emergency response in Gaza: update (4)

Posted: 10th March 2009

MAG’s emergency response project for Gaza is contributing to the post-conflict reconstruction efforts by ensuring as safe an environment as possible for the local population and development agencies.

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VIETNAM: Bomb on the beach

Posted: 10th March 2009

Removing unexploded ordnance from the grounds of luxury hotels is not MAG’s everyday work. But the discovery of a cluster bomb submunition at the construction site of a new beach resort in Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh province, led to an emergency request to MAG to clear it.

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CAMBODIA: A former battlefield, one year after clearance

Posted: 9th March 2009

Land cleared by MAG on a former battlefield in Battambang Province is being used for settlement and agriculture; three wells have been dug for the community with support from World Vision.

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MAG signs two new contracts with the German Government

Posted: 5th March 2009

The German government is providing funding of €550,325 for MAG’s demining operations in 2009 in Iraq and Lebanon.

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MAG in the media: 'Magnificent work' in Vietnam

Posted: 27th February 2009

"A convoy of two Land Cruisers, an ambulance and a large transport truck grinds to a dusty stop in front of a village headman's house in a remote northern Vietnam commune in Quang Binh Province just as the sun starts rising over the sleepy hamlet..."

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MAG at 20: Year-by-year

Posted: 26th February 2009

1989 MAG is founded and the first landmine impact survey is conducted in Afghanistan. 1989-91 Further MAG surveys undertaken in Cambodia, Iraq and Somaliland with human rights non-governmental organisations (NGOs). 1992 Operations begin in Cambodia and Iraq. MAG co-founds the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, a campaign which was...

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MAG at 20, part four: “For the brotherhood of men”

Posted: 26th February 2009

The problems / The solutions / How you can help By 1992, MAG’s clearance programmes were being increasingly complimented with efforts to lobby and influence those in a position to end the production and use of anti-personnel mines. MAG joined forces with Human Rights Watch, Medico International, Handicap International,...

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MAG at 20, part three: The Kurdish crisis and a long-term approach

Posted: 26th February 2009

The problems / The solutions / How you can help By late 1991, the windswept MAG caravan had been replaced by a small office on Cockermouth high street. But housekeeping issues were not on the top of the office agenda. With the news media dominated by the Gulf War...

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MAG (Mines Advisory Group) saves and improves lives by reducing the devastating effects armed violence and remnants of conflict have on people around the world.
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