The Government of Italy continues its support to explosive hazards management activities in Iraq

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes an additional contribution of EUR 1,000,000 (approximately USD 999,500) from the Government of Italy, which will support life-saving mine action activities in Iraq. Activities will include delivering sustainable and efficient explosive hazard Read More …

Cambodia celebrates 30 years of progress towards landmine-free goal

This year’s 30th anniversary of mine action in Cambodia is being observed in the capital with exhibitions and displays memorialising the Kingdom’s long fight against landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW). The event, held from November 21-22 at Koh Read More …

Afghanistan: Blast injures 5 civilians in Mazar-i-Sharif

Five people, all civilians, were injured after a hand-grenade exploded in Mazar-i-Sharif city, capital of northern Balkh province on Tuesday, provincial police spokesman Mohammad Asif Waziri said on Wednesday. Confirming the accident, the official said that unidentified men threw a Read More …

France Renews its Commitment to Protecting Civilians Impacted by Explosive Ordnance in Iraq

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes the contribution of EUR 500,000 (approximately USD 495,370) from the Government of France, which will support the Government of Iraq in its efforts to protect civilians impacted by the threat of explosive Read More …

Cambodia: $18M donated to demining drive

The Samdech Techo for Mine Action Project, which was established in early July, has so far received contributions of nearly $20 million from various philanthropists. The donors aim to join the government as it works to achieve its goal of Read More …

Belgium provides an additional EUR 1,000,000 for UNMAS activities in Iraq

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of EUR 1,000,000 (approximately USD 980K) from the Government of Belgium, which will support the Government of Iraq in protecting civilians impacted by the threat of explosive Read More …

Canada: Trudeau pledges $1 million for clearing landmines, cluster bombs in Cambodia and Laos

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has wrapped up his first stop of a tour in Southeast Asia by announcing nearly $1 million to help remove unexploded landmines and cluster bombs from the region. He made the $990,000 pledge at an event Read More …