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Today's Mine Action News (18 November 2013)

Posted on November 18, 2013

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Today's Mine Action News (11 November 2013)

Posted on November 18, 2013

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Today's Mine Action News (4 November 2013)

Posted on November 5, 2013

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New GA Resolution on Mine Action Adopted

Posted on November 4, 2013

Mine Clearance Efforts Shift from Humanitarian Focus to Socio-Economic Impact on Affected Communities, Joint Inspection Unit Reports in Briefing

(New York, NY 1 November 2013)

Remarkable recent achievements in mine action demonstrated the United Nations’ ability to “deliver as one,” delegates in the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) heard today as they concluded their consideration of assistance in mine action, with the approval of a draft resolution on that topic.

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UAE Supports Demining Operations in Kandahar, Afghanistan

Posted on October 30, 2013

(October, Afghanistan) Kandahar Province, one of the most rugged, rural areas of Afghanistan, is also one of the country’s most mine-contaminated areas. UNMAS estimates that nearly 26,000 inhabitants of Kandahar Province live within 500 meters of a minefield. In 2011, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) allocated US$25.8 million to assist Afghanistan’s development by supporting demining operations in Kandahar.

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UNMAS was first established in 2004, in what is now South Sudan. UNMAS undertakes clearance tasks, both manual and...

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