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REPUBLIC OF CONGO: More lives at risk as blast leaves Brazzaville scattered with unexploded ordnance

Posted: 6th March 2012

MAG is helping Congolese authorities put an emergency response plan into action after Sunday’s tragic explosion has left homes and streets littered with deadly items.

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REPUBLIC OF CONGO: MAG responds as tragic explosion claims more than 200 lives

Posted: 4th March 2012

MAG is responding to an emergency in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, today after a blast at an ammunition site left over 200 dead and some 1,500 people injured.

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CHAD: Clearing mines from an important trade route

Posted: 22nd February 2012

MAG is clearing a key trade route in northern Chad that has been inaccessible for more than 20 years due to landmines.

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Libya one year on: The battle against cluster bombs, landmines and UXO

Posted: 14th February 2012

Friday 17 February marks the one-year anniversary of the start of the rebellion in Libya. After eight months of fighting, MAG and other development organisations now face a different battle: keeping communities safe.

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LIBYA: Starting the school year with Risk Education

Posted: 1st February 2012

The vital safety messages being delivered at newly reopened schools are helping to keep students safe from the deadly remnants of conflict littering the Misrata area.

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AUDIO: Photographer Giles Duley at the launch of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Landmines

Posted: 27th January 2012

Listen to photographer Giles Duley, who became a triple amputee after stepping on an IED in Afghanistan in 2011, speaks at the launch of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Landmines and Unexploded Weapons of Conflict.

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VIETNAM: Living with UXO

Posted: 24th January 2012

Between January and November 2011, MAG removed and destroyed 14,927 items of unexploded ordnance, benefiting 343,677 people.

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MAG Angola’s positive reputation spreads across Moxico province

Posted: 10th January 2012

“MAG is always fast! When I found the mine by my house last year they came right away to help. MAG are the only ones I trust to help quickly when we really need it!” This is an example of what MAG Angola is hearing all over Moxico...

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CAMBODIA: Development depends on demining

Posted: 12th December 2011

Alistair Moir, MAG Cambodia Country Director, explains how the legacy of landmines is trapping rural Cambodians in poverty.

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D.R. CONGO: Cluster bombs threaten lives and hinder development in Bolomba

Posted: 9th December 2011

Bolomba Territory in Equateur Province is increasingly being targeted by other non-governmental organisations for rehabilitation and development projects – but before development, there must be security.

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