Colombia: Demining in Colombia must remain a priority

Following the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action last month, ABColombia reflects on the ongoing presence of antipersonnel mines in Colombia.

While mines may have been planted with the aim of reaching other armed groups or the military, it is civilians and communities who are the main victims.

Colombia is second to Afghanistanin being the world’s most densely landmined country, suffering from widespread landmine and explosive remnants of war (ERW) contamination.

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Source: ReliefWeb