Afghanistan: Norwegian charities pledge humanitarian assistance during IEA’s visit to Oslo

Representatives of Norwegian charities and organizations met with acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, during his three-day visit to Oslo, and pledged assistance to Afghanistan in various fields, including health and education. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abdul Qahar Balkhi wrote on Read More …

Japan to assist Cambodia to become a landmine-free nation

Japan’s assistance to Cambodia in the decade’s long battle to clear vast areas of landmines in the country would perhaps be close to taking yet another step forward, going by the words of Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hayashi Yoshimasa. Read More …

Connecticut: Greenwich students learn how mine detection dogs make ‘this planet a safer place’

Sammy, a Belgian shepherd, paid a visit to local students recently as part of the Marshall Legacy Institute’s annual CHAMPS presentation on the importance of her former work as a mine detection dog. Sammy, who retired from her work in Read More …

Azerbaijan, UK sign MoU in mine clearance

The Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) and the British non-governmental organization (NGO) Mines Advisory Group (MAG) have signed a memorandum of understanding, Trend reports citing the ANAMA. “According to the plan jointly prepared within the framework of the Read More …

Switzerland Avails US$1 Million For Demining In Zimbabwe

Switzerland, through the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), has provided US$1 million to APOPO Mine Action for clearing a dense minefield in the Sengwe Wildlife Corridor in Southern Zimbabwe for the next two years. The project, meant for Read More …

CJTF-OIR: Combat role in Iraq complete; invitation from Iraq reaffirmed to advise, assist, enable

JOINT OPERATIONS COMMAND, Iraq – Combined Joint Task Force – Inherent Resolve, the international force charged with maintaining the enduring defeat of Daesh, announced today that it has completed its transition to a non-combat mission before year’s end as agreed. The Read More …

104th Explosive Ordnance Disposal team helps serve and protect

Many of our neighbors and community members know that we fly F-15Cs in service of our community and nation, but many of you may not know about some of our other missions that also serve and protect. “Explosive Ordnance Disposal Read More …

NPA and CMAC signs cooperation to clear minefields in Cambodia

Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) and the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) have signed cooperation to clear land mines in Kep and make it the first mine-free province in Cambodia. Khmer Times writes that the cooperation agreement was signed on 29 Read More …

Australia grants additional AUD1 million for landmine clearance in Sri Lanka

The Australian High Commission has granted an additional AUD1 million or LKR135 million for landmine clearance in Sri Lanka. The funds have been provided as continued support for landmine clearance charity, the Mine Advisory Group (MAG), until December 2022. Australia Read More …