Somalia: ATMIS, UNMAS and key stakeholders conclude conference to counter IEDs

Top officials of the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), and key stakeholders, have concluded a three-day conference to take stock of the current measures to counter Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), in Read More …

Some 160,000 square km of territory of Ukraine require mine clearance operations

Around 160,000 square kilometers of the territory of Ukraine need to be examined for the presence of explosives, Deputy Defense Minister of Ukraine Hanna Maliar has said. “Some 160,000 square kilometers of the territory of Ukraine today need to be Read More …

Lebanon’s Minefields | Clearing the hidden remnants of war | UN Story

Zeina Saleh is a young Lebanese woman working in mine clearance and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) in southern Lebanon. Women working in the field of demining are rare. Zeina Saleh is amongst those very few women working under extremely risky Read More …

Cambodia: Former President of Colombia visits CMAC’s headquarters

Andrés Pastrana Arango, former President of the Republic of Colombia and current President of the Centrist Democrat International (CDI), paid a visit to the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)’s headquarters in Phnom Penh earlier this week. He was warmly received Read More …

UK: Manchester-based landmine charity heading to Ukraine to help clear explosives left by war

A charity based in Manchester is sending a team to Ukraine to help clear explosives left by the war. The Mines Advisory Group will work with local people and Ukrainian authorities to dispose of mines and other munitions. They will Read More …

Vietnam: Quang Binh works hard on bomb and mine clearance

A workshop on building a database for coordination in overcoming post-war bombs, mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the central province of Quang Binh was organised in the locality on May 30. As part of a project on establishing and Read More …

Ukraine: Russia Uses Huge Demining Robots to Clear Explosives From Seized City of Mariupol

In a released video, pro-Russian combat engineers are seen using metal detectors and demining robots to clear mines and explosives from the battered city of Mariupol after “liberating” the area last week. The pro-Russian People’s Militia of the so-called Donetsk Read More …

Cambodia: CMAC inks agreement for $12 million demining project in Battambang

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) signed an agreement with Crown Agents for the implementation of the mine clearance project of the Mine Action Integration and Disability Relief Project Phase II. The project is financed under a grant of the Read More …