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Mineland, the Endless War: A Photo Essay


 

SUMMARY: Many modern conflicts leave behind unexploded ordnance (UXO) in their aftermath, inflicting severe human, social, and economic costs. Europe is not immune from this issue. Today, landmine-affected countries in Europe include Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and Serbia. With an average removal cost of EU€1,000 per mine, insufficient funding is the main reason why demining is still unfinished in this region after more than 20 years of work. Every year, deminers and civilians die or are injured because of ordnance explosions.


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Published: Monday, July 8, 2019

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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