Afghanistan: Landmines left over from war in Helmand are still claiming victims

Unexploded ordnance and mines in war-torn areas of Helmand threaten the lives of residents of the province who are calling on the government to clear the areas affected by the landmines. Abdul Bari, who lives in helmand’s sarkar area, said Read More …

Winter 2022/23 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print

We are pleased to inform you that Winter 2022/23 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print. Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from NATO/Spanish Army, C-IED Centre of Excellence, EOD Centre of Excellence, Read More …

Cambodia: Farmer injured due to mine explosion in Preah Vihear province

As a reminder of the remaining mines and UXOs scattered throughout the country, a farmer was injured while working at his field due to a mine explosion. This incident happened in Sen Rong Roeung 5 village, Teuk Krahorm commune, Choam Read More …

Falkland Islands: Controlled explosion of an unexploded ordnance near the Old Dairy

The Royal Falkland Islands Police informed that the controlled explosion of an unexploded ordnance near the Old Dairy has been completed and the section of the MPA Road is now open to vehicles. RFIP had informed that there would be Read More …

Ukraine: Landmine explosion injures 4, including baby, in Mykolaiv Oblast

Hanna Zamazieieva, head of the Mykolaiv Oblast Council, reported on Jan. 21 that a car hit a landmine in the village of Liubomyrivka in Mykolaiv Oblast. According to her, four people were injured, including a three-week-old baby. She urged residents Read More …

Denmark supports explosive hazards management activities in Iraq

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomed a contribution of 14 million DKK (over two million USD) from the Danish government, which will assist the Iraqi government to reduce the threat of explosive ordnance impacting civilians and Read More …

Over 9 million people benefit from Cambodia’s clean-up of landmine-contaminated land

Cambodia has cleared roughly 2,554 square kilometers of landmine and explosive remnants of war (ERW) contaminated land in the last 30 years, benefiting more than 9 million people, a senior official said on Monday. Ly Thuch, first vice president of Read More …

Cambodia: Over 61,400 landmines and UXOs destroyed by CMAC in 2022

Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) destroyed 61,477 landmines and UXOs in 2022. The update was shared on January 11 by Heng Ratana, Director General of CMAC, highlighting that the move has freed additional 194 square kilometres of land from landmines Read More …