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The United States pledges $3 million for humanitarian mine action during Prince Harry’s visit to Angola


 

SUMMARY: Prince Harry’s visit to Angola in September 2019 renewed global awareness of the persistent danger posed by landmines. In 1997, his mother, Princess Diana, famously walked through a minefield in Huambo, making many people aware of landmines and their devastating impact for the first time. Twenty-two years later, Prince Harry retraced her steps along what is now a bustling street, showing the direct link between socioeconomic development and humanitarian mine action.


 Read more from the U.S. Department of State.

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Published: Thursday, March 5, 2020

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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