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SUDAN: Responding to the emergency needs of IDPs

Posted: 26th August 2008

Over the course of a two-week period in July, MAG delivered Mine Risk Education to more than 20,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) who had fled to Agok to escape the conflict in Abyei Town.

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Lebanon Crisis Update 4

Posted: 25th August 2008

MAG is the only NGO in Lebanon clearing unexploded munitions left over from the recent conflict, destroying a total of 1835 submunitions in less than two weeks.

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D.R. CONGO: Three days in the "Triangle of Death"

Posted: 22nd August 2008

Spend three days with a MAG team in this photo report from Katanga Province.

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ANGOLA: 'Vote in Safety' is MAG's election message

Posted: 18th August 2008

MAG has launched a special campaign in Angola to warn voters of the mine risks when the country’s first elections since 1992 take place on 5 September.

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SUDAN: Maximising impact in Juba

Posted: 13th August 2008

The collaboration between Community Liaison and technical teams is integral to MAG's activities in southern Sudan.

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GEORGIA: Unexploded ordnance poses high risk for civilians

Posted: 12th August 2008

MAG is deeply concerned about the security situation in Georgia and South Ossetia, and the potential humanitarian threat posed by abandoned and malfunctioning weaponry.

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VIETNAM: Community Liaison makes a big impact in Quang Binh

Posted: 11th August 2008

The introduction of a Community Liaison team has made an immediate impact on the efficiency of MAG’s work to rid rural villages of items that pose an immediate danger to local communities.

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IRAQ: MAG saves lives in Pirijan

Posted: 6th August 2008

MAG destroyed 326 hazardous items in the village of Pirijan during June and July, including landmines, fuses, mortars, shells, rocket-propelled grenades, hand grenades and 24mm bullets.

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LEBANON: Recovery in Smaaieh

Posted: 4th August 2008

In the aftermath of the 2006 war, MAG operated 22 Battle Area Clearance teams in southern Lebanon. This work removed the threat of injury or death from dozens of villages. One of these villages was Smaaieh...

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IRAQ: Mortars and ammunition removed from museum

Posted: 4th August 2008

MAG has safely removed and destroyed 16 mortars, two projectiles and three VS-50 anti-personnel mines in Sulaimaniyah, following an urgent request from Amna Sooraka museum.

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