New Research Highlights Plight of Landmine Survivors in Afghanistan, Ukraine and Cambodia


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(Response Source) Ground breaking new research by one of the UK’s leading mine action NGOs, the Sir Bobby Charlton Foundation, has exposed the limitations of the international community’s current approach to supporting, protecting and caring for the survivors of conflict in some of the world’s most war-torn regions. The research found that the current approach risks leaving thousands of victims of conflict and people with disabilities struggling without critical support and facing uncertain futures. The aim of the report is to encourage the sector use the lessons of the past to find solutions for the future.

As the research was carried out prior to the regime change in Afghanistan, and the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it provides an insight into the challenges faced by people with disabilities in in each country, prior to the tumultuous events of the last 12 months. The lessons learnt from the research will help to inform the future response to the crises in Ukraine and Afghanistan and ensure that those affected by conflict are supported in the best way possible.

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Published: Friday, June 24, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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