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Video: 'Sam', by Pietro Bellorini

Posted: 17th September 2008

Featuring the work of MAG in Cambodia, 'Sam' follows the story of a 19-year-old student working in a field in order to pay for her studies who is injured by a mine.

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LEBANON: Improving quality of life in Sejoud

Posted: 16th September 2008

Afif Nasser Elddine is the head of the municipality of Sejoud, a village 22 km east of the city of Nabatieh in southern Lebanon. He has been trying to convince people who fled the village due to conflict to return back to Sejoud...

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SUDAN: Land returned to Kapoeta community

Posted: 16th September 2008

MAG has formally handed back the final section of the 283,898 square-metred minefield surrounding the town of Kapoeta - the first barrier minefield to be fully cleared in southern Sudan since the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement.

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Audio: History made in Kapoeta

Posted: 11th September 2008

A market being built on the former minefield cleared by MAG teams in southern Sudan. Listen to an interview with MAG's South Sudan Programme Manager on the historic clearance of the Kapoeta barrier minefield and its effects, from multimedia broadcaster Voice of America.

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Case study: A survivor of UXO in Wau

Posted: 8th September 2008

A young girl found an unusual object lying in the ditch next to her home in Wau town, southern Sudan. Not realising it was dangerous she picked it up and showed it to her brother...

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D.R. CONGO: Supporting Regeza's recovery from war

Posted: 5th September 2008

Contaminated agricultural land cleared by MAG in Regeza in south-eastern DRC is now being used to produce food to feed the village and start trade.

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IRAQ: Mine detection dogs arrive in Chamchamal

Posted: 4th September 2008

Specially trained dogs will soon be used to assist in MAG's mine clearance activities in Iraq.

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MAG in the media: Vientiane Times

Posted: 4th September 2008

MAG has featured in the Lao daily English language newspaper, the Vientiane Times, in an article on the Australian government's financial support for unexploded ordnance projects in the country.

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D.R. CONGO: Sharing safe messages

Posted: 2nd September 2008

With safe behaviour awareness so low in the south-eastern area of Moba Port that even police forces were moving items of unexploded ordnance and throwing them into rivers, MAG's began a strong Mine Risk Education programme there.

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BBC photo gallery: MAG in Iraq

Posted: 29th August 2008

View MAG photographer Sean Sutton's work on the BBC website's 'Clearing landmines in Iraq' gallery.

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