Landmine blast kills 7 laborers in Afghanistan

A landmine blast in Afghanistan’s restive northern Kunduz province killed at least seven farm laborers, an official confirmed on Tuesday. The governor’s spokesman Esmatullah Muradi told Anadolu Agency the incident took place in the Jungle Bashi area of Khan Abad Read More …

Japan contributes US$ 209K to UNMAS for mine action project in South Sudan

Since 2011, Japan has contributed over the US $17 million to humanitarian mine action in South Sudan, preventing physical harm to civilians, improving access to basic services, and helping people rebuild their lives in the wake of conflict. The Government Read More …

Armenian Military Engineers Cleared 37.6 Acres Of Syrian Land Since Feb 2019 – Authorities

Armenian military engineers have demined 15.2 hectares (37.6 acres) of territory in Syria since February 2019, the Armenian Center for Humanitarian Demining and Expertise said on Tuesday. On February 8, 2019, an Armenian humanitarian mission of 83 people began work in Syria’s Aleppo city. It was set to demine territories Read More …

Afghanistan’s human rights commission condemns roadside bomb, landmine attacks by Taliban

The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission has condemned recent roadside bomb and landmine attacks by Taliban militants that resulted in the deaths and injuries of scores of civilians. Nine civilians were killed and 23 others wounded following a series of Read More …

Red Cross working on problem of unexploded landmines in Ukraine

The landmines continue to injure, maim and kill civilians in Ukraine, and the activities of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Ukraine are concentrated on information and prevention on the threats posed by unexploded ordnance of war, Read More …

U.S. Senator fighting to save HALO demining program in Karabakh

American Senator Bob Menendez is fighting to save the the demining program in Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh), and you can support the online campaign by urgeing your Senators to join the letter․ In a video published on Twitter, Kristen Stevens, Government Affairs Manager at the HALO Trust, says that right Read More …

Syrian Army clears several areas of mines and IEDs

Syrian armed forces engineers have removed land mines from 1.7 hectares (4.2 acres) of territory and dismantled 43 explosive devices over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defence Ministry’s Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides said on Saturday. “Engineering units Read More …