Laos: Saving Lives Begins With Education

In Thakachanh, a quaint village nestled in Boualapha district. The dry January brings a striking transformation as the roads, which are etched into the village landscape become conduits for fine, red dust, frequently stirred into life by passing vehicles. They Read More …

Fiji: 24 RFMF military personnel to attend explosive training

In a collaborative effort between the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and the Golden West Humanitarian Foundation, 24 military personnel are set to participate in an International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) course organised by the Read More …

GICHD Explosive Ordnance Risk Education in Residual Contamination Management

EORE is one of the five pillars of mine action. Over the years, a wide range of approaches to EORE have been used in mine action programmes worldwide. Much less attention, however, has been given to how to approach EORE Read More …

Cambodia: CMAA aim to warn 1.4M people of mine danger

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) officials expect to reach 1.4 million people in their efforts to educate members of the public in high-risk areas about the dangers posed by landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO). Ly Thuch, CMAA Read More …

UNICEF donates 15 mobile safety classes to Ukraine to raise public awareness of mine threats

UNICEF handed over 15 mobile security classes to the State Emergency Service and the National Police to raise public awareness of mine threats, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said. “We are starting to implement an initiative to raise public awareness of Read More …

Cambodia: Educational efforts reduce landmine risks

Ly Thuch, first vice-president of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), emphasised on August 25 the vital role of education in mitigating the risks posed by landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW). He highlighted the ongoing Read More …

Pennsylvania: Bomb squad personnel attend unexploded ordnance course at Gettysburg Museum

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians joined Federal, state and local bomb squad personnel at a Civil War era unexploded ordnance course at the Gettysburg National Military Park. Around 35 bomb squad personnel Read More …

Landmine Use in Ukraine

This background briefing surveys the types of landmines used in Ukraine since the full-scale Russian invasion began on February 24, 2022. Antipersonnel mines explode by the presence, proximity, or contact of a person, and can kill and injure people long Read More …

Sudan Crisis: Emergency Explosive Ordnance Risk Education Project Manager Vacancy

Handicap International/Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial international solidarity organization, which intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflicts and disasters. Place: Chad or Egypt Mission site To Be Determined Duration of contract: 6 months Starting date: Read More …

Thornhill landmine clearing charity receives Scottish Government backing for Ukraine work

A Thornhill-based landmine clearing charity has been given Scottish Government funding to continue its work in Ukraine. The Halo Trust is working in the war-torn country to remove explosives left behind by Russia’s invasion and has been handed £300,000 from Read More …