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International Day for Mine Awareness: All you need to know about history, theme and significance


 

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(First Post) The International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance is marked and observed on 4 April. The day raises awareness about landmines and the dangers they pose. International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance also highlights how the world can work towards protecting civilians from landmines.

Each year, many people end up losing their lives because of landmines and other explosive remnants of war. The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution on 8 December 2005 declaring that 4 April will be celebrated and observed as the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.

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Published: Friday, April 1, 2022

Last Updated: Monday, April 4, 2022

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