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Staff profile: Marcelo Cambembe, Base Manager, MAG Angola

Posted: 11th June 2008

Marcelo Cambembe is Base Manager at MAG Angola's operations in Moxico province and one of the longest-serving staff members.

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Destroying stockpiles in DR Congo

Posted: 5th June 2008

MAG is working to destroy stockpiles of small arms and light weapons and ammunition in DR Congo

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MAG in the media: Le Monde diplomatique

Posted: 2nd June 2008

Images by MAG photographer Sean Sutton capturing the legacy of conflict in Lao PDR are featured in this month's Le Monde diplomatique.

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LAO PDR: EC funds life-changing UXO clearance

Posted: 2nd June 2008

??Life is totally different compared to the past,? said Mr Onsi, a farmer from Naphao village, Khammouane province. He is talking about the impact a new bridge has made to his village.

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LAO PDR: Female Team Leader makes her mark

Posted: 2nd June 2008

A MAG Lao PDR staff member has become only the second woman in the country to pass a Team Leader training course run by UXO Lao, the national clearance agency.

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Tackling the threat of small arms and light weapons in Iraq

Posted: 2nd June 2008

MAG's mobile small arms and light weapons initiative in Iraq.

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ANGOLA: City of Luena benefiting from water plant clearance

Posted: 2nd June 2008

Prior to MAG's clearance of the mined area surrounding the city's Bairro Bomba water plant, Luena's 300,000 population had been forced to use contaminated water direct from the local river, resulting in high rates of diarrhoea and other water borne related diseases.

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Reducing the threat of small arms and light weapons

Posted: 2nd June 2008

MAG's approach to small arms and light weapons, linked with the Global Week of Action against gun violence.

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CHAD: Operations relaunched with two mobile destruction teams

Posted: 23rd May 2008

MAG has restarted its operations in Chad, with two mobile destruction teams that will conduct technical surveys, identify clearance requirements and carry out clearance and demarcation activities.

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DRC: Juggling footballs and hand grenades

Posted: 16th May 2008

Somewhere in the vast sea of elephant grass that makes up Katanga Province, lies the village of Cantonnier. Like all of the other villages in the region, it’s little more than a string of mud huts straddling one of the very few roads. “Roads” being a rather euphemistic term...

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