International Mine Action Day

Apr 4, 2012

Working to clear mines in Jordan (PHOTO: NPA)

“United Nations mine action programmes make an invaluable contribution to post-conflict recovery, humanitarian relief efforts, peace operations and development initiatives.  They prevent landmines and other explosive ordnance from causing further indiscriminate harm long after conflicts have ended, and help to transform danger zones into productive land.  Mine action sets communities on course toward lasting stability.” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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