Though UNAMA recorded decreases in child casualties from explosive remnants of war
, 89 per cent of civilian casualties from explosive remnants of war
The mission has attributed 60 percent of the casualties to the Taliban and other insurgent groups, 19 percent were attributed to security forces while the rest 21 percent of civilian casualties were unattributed or caused by explosive remnants of war
. (Cihan/Xinhua) Cihan CyHAN
According to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan that this emergency grant aid will be used to provide support such as food and non-food items, improve water, sanitation, health and medical care and implement education and clearance activities of explosive remnants of war
(ERW) in besieged areas in Syria where urgent assistance is needed, according to Jordan's news agency (Petra).
Over the next year, he said he would be busy immersing himself in his new field, developing as much understanding as possible of the work done to eliminate the threat of landmines and explosive remnants of war
Last year, the United Nations said it destroyed more than 400,000 land mines and explosive remnants of war
and more than 2,000 tons of obsolete ammunition.
Nine percent of the deaths were attributed to Afghan and NATO -led forces while 12 percent were unattributed and the remaining five percent were caused by explosive remnants of war
. Nine percent of the deaths were attributed to Afghan and NATO-led forces while 12 percent were unattributed and the remaining five percent were caused mainly by explosive remnants of war
NNA - The Ministry of National Defence, represented by the Lebanon Mine Action Centre, and UNICEF signed today a cooperation agreement to ensure better protection of children and families from the dangers of explosive remnants of war
. The Memorandum of Understanding, which is the first between the two institutions, formalizes the joint efforts already underway to achieve the results outlined in Lebanon's Mine Action Strategy 2011 -2020.
Landmines and other explosive remnants of war
claimed 263 lives in 2012 and 19 in 2011, according to a report released in late November by the International Campaign to Ban Landmines.
Since 1992, the CMAC and international organizations have removed and destroyed more than 900,000 landmines, but mines and other explosive remnants of war
continue to kill dozens of Cambodians each year.
Eliminating the threat of mines and explosive remnants of war
is a crucially important endeavour that advances peace, enables development, supports nations in transition and saves lives.
22 -- A United States Government grant of $500,000 will help 150,000 residents in the Northern and Eastern Provinces avoid land mines and explosive remnants of war
The foundation is a nonprofit, Non Government Organization (NGO) geared to the care of those who have fallen victim to land mines and Explosive Remnants of War