Ukraine: Russian troops use Uran-6 robot to clear PFM-1 “Lepestok” anti-personnel mines scattered in Donetsk city

Russian troops use Uran-6 unmanned ground vehicle to clear PFM-1 “Lepestok”/”Petal” anti-personnel landmines scattered around Donetsk city and surrounding areas. According to local reports several rockets with PFM-1 landmines were fired at Donetsk city which resulted in wide area contamination Read More …

Yemen: YEMAC Calls on UN to Provide Detectors for Mines to Secure Lives of Civilians

The Sana’a-based Yemen Executive Mine Actions Center (YEMAC) called on the United Nations and humanitarian organizations to make efforts to urgently provide detectors to clear areas contaminated with mines, cluster bombs and remnants of war. In a statement issued Saturday, Read More …

Ukraine: Clearing The Lethal Litter Of War

The Ukrainian men (and one dog) risking their lives to remove explosives from the battlefield as the Russian invasion of Ukraine enters a new phase. Piles of unexploded ordnance, including 120-millimeter mortar shells, and the frame of a cluster bomb Read More …

Questions & Answers on Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE) for Ukraine

How authorities and aid workers can support emergency EORE and other explosive weapons related risk education. his Q&A has been produced by the EORE Advisory Group – a global group of over a dozen UN agencies, international organisations and international Read More …

US provides over $ 6M in grant support through NPA Cambodia for clearing of cluster munitions

On 9 March, the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and Norwegian People’s Aid Cambodia signed Cooperation Agreements covering three main projects in the total amount of USD 6,444,808 million funded by the U.S. Government. CMCA informs that the agreement was Read More …

Yemen: 2,364 Cluster Bombs, Mines Left by Coalition Forces

The non-technical survey teams in the Executive Center for Mine Action managed during February 2022 to discover 2,364 cluster bombs and mines left behind by Saudi-led coalition forces. According to a statistic issued by the center, the non-technical teams of Read More …

Anatomy of an attack: Is Russia using cluster bombs in Ukraine?

Russia has been accused of using cluster bombs in Ukraine – and the International Criminal Court (ICC) has opened an investigation into possible war crimes. We’ve looked at social media videos and open-source material to detail the evidence around one Read More …

UKRAINE: URGENT SAFETY WARNING – ТЕРМІНОВЕ ПОПЕРЕДЖЕННЯ ПРО НЕБЕЗПЕКУ – СРОЧНОЕ ПРЕДУПРЕЖДЕНИЕ ОБ ОПАСНОСТИ

DANGER! ТЕРМІНОВЕ ПОПЕРЕДЖЕННЯ ПРО НЕБЕЗПЕКУ | ВАЖНО! ПРЕДУПРЕЖДЕНИЕ! ОПАСНОСТЬ! НЕ ПРИБЛИЖАЙТЕСЬ! НЕ ТОРКАЙТЕСЯ! НЕ НАБЛИЖАЙТЕСЯ, ЩОБ ЗРОБИТИ ФОТОГРАФІЇ. Не чіпайте їх та не піднімайте. | Не касайтесь и не поднимайте их. ——- СРОЧНОЕ ПРЕДУПРЕЖДЕНИЕ ОБ ОПАСНОСТИ ОПАСНОСТЬ! НЕ ПРИБЛИЖАЙТЕСЬ | Read More …

Russia Condemned for Alleged Use of Cluster Bombs in Ukraine

Allegations on Friday that Russian forces have used cluster munitions in its ongoing assault on Ukraine elicited sharp condemnation Friday from critics of the indiscriminate weapons. The International Campaign to Ban Landmines and Cluster Munition Coalition (ICBL-CMC) expressed alarm in Read More …

Yemen: 1,700 Shells, Cluster Bombs Discovered by YEMAC in Four Provinces

The Executive Office for YEMAC confirmed the discovery of 1,706 shells and remnants of Saudi-led coalition weapons, most of which were prohibited projectiles and explosives. The office indicated, in a statistic published Sunday on its Twitter account, that it had Read More …