1. 3 questions to UNMAS Director Agnés Marcaillou on the importance of Mine action


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    UN Mine Action Service Director, Agnés Marcaillou, tells us how landmines are inhuman weapons that keep on killing for many years after they are initially deployed and how they do not distinguish…

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    • South Sudan Mine Risk Education


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      • Libya: The Aftermath of War


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        Libya is contaminated with hundreds of thousands of explosive remnants of war that threaten the safety of civilians and aid workers. If these bombs are not properly managed, they could end up in the…

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        • Clearing Landmines in Western Sahara


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          Western Sahara is affected by thousands of landmines and explosive remnants of war left over from 20 years of conflict between Morocco and the Frente POLISARIO. The United Nations Mine Action Service…

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          • United Nations Mine Action Service: Here's What Motivates Us


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            Ever wonder what it's like to work with explosives? Why would you choose to walk through a minefield? Here are some answers to these questions....from the staff of the UN Mine Action Service.…

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            • Demining the DRC


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              As a result of a decade of conflicts in and around the country, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has major landmine and explosive remnants of war contamination. Even if the level of contamination…

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              • UN through the lens with Marco Grob: combating the scourge of landmines in Afghanistan


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                Every month in Afghanistan, away from the headlines, an average of 40 people are killed or injured by landmines and explosive remnants of war. Large areas of potential farmland are kept out of bounds…

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                • IMPACT: A Project of Columbia University & UN Mine Action Service


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                  Princess Diana walking though an Angolan minefield wearing a ballistic helmet and flak jacket, greeting children with injuries--this is what "landmine action" conjures up for many of us.…

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