Six Things to Know About Mine Action in Afghanistan


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(UNOCHA) "…Afghanistan is the birthplace of global humanitarian mine action, with operations established in 1988. Since then, mine action partners have cleared more than 13 million items of explosive remnants of war, nearly 764,000 anti-personnel mines and more than 33,460 anti-vehicle mines, releasing over 3,622 km² of land for productive purposes – including housing, education, agriculture and irrigation – to 3,517 communities."

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Published: Friday, November 10, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 9, 2023

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