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INTERNATIONAL MINE AWARENESS DAY MESSAGE BY THE SECRETARY GENERAL

04-04-2020

"On this International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, as the world is dealing with Covid-19, let us not forget the consequences that protracted conflict and landmine contamination continue to have on the ...

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THE STATUS OF HUMANITARIAN MINE ACTION (MINE AWARENESS DAY 2020)

03-04-2020

Currently, the world is facing an unprecedented crisis of global health. As governments rush to protect communities and control the COVID-19 outbreak, existing vulnerabilities and weakened coping mechanisms in communities conta...

EXPLORE SIDA FUNDED DDG & MAG COUNTRY OPERATIONS

03-04-2020

With the help of SIDA funding, DDG and Mines Advisory Group (MAG) are carrying out mine action operations in various countries. Hover your mouse over the map to explore our operations and hear from our staff and beneficiaries i...

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COVID - 19

The Danish Refugee Council is closely monitoring and following global public advice in terms of the global outbreak of COVID-19 and is implementing appropriate measures on global, regional and local levels.

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DDG STARTS CLEARANCE ACTIVITIES IN COLOMBIA

The DDG team in Colombia is happy to announce the start of clearance activities after a long wait. The deminers are very excited to start clearing explosives from the contaminated land, creating a safer environment for the comm...

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THE DEMINING HEROES OF UKRAINE

Many children and adults are killed or seriously injured by mines and unexploded ordnances in Ukraine. The TV channel ARTE has made a documentary about some of our deminers, who involved in mine Humanitarian mine action

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Opinion: Landmine use is wrong

13.02.2020

A move by the United States to allow anti-personnel landmine use will do nothing militarily. What it will do is put civilian lives at risk and weaken the norms of war.

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DDG looking forward to promoting safer communities in Colombia

15/04/2019

DDG is looking forward to starting clearance work in Colombia, where a team of new deminers have recently been trained. They will work hard to clear contaminated land, eliminating the threat of explosives and promoting the safe...

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Hidden bombs and eight million tonnes of rubble keep the people of Mosul from returning home

19/02/2019

Hundreds of thousands of families are now waiting to return to Mosul. But the city remains scattered with bombs and unexploded ordnance, making moving around freely extremely dangerous. Currently, the Danish Demining Group (DDG...

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Sign at the border between Tunisia and Libya encourages respectful behaviour

11/30/2018

A sign on a gate between Libya and Tunisia reminds people crossing and working at the border to treat each other with dignity and respect. The sign was created in partnership with Conflict Management Committees from both the Li...