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Israel, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Israel, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Israel


Iraq, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Iraq, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Iraq


Iran, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Iran, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Iran


Egypt, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Egypt, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Egypt


Algeria, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Algeria, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Algeria


Afghanistan, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Afghanistan, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Afghanistan


Let's Go About Our Work, Dennis Barlow 2016 Center for International Stabilization and Recovery

Let's Go About Our Work, Dennis Barlow

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

The partnerships and spirit which develop within the context of mine action activities sometimes seem almost as important as the remediation of landmines itself.


Interview With Miriam Coronel Ferrer Of The Non-State Actors Working Group, Margaret S. Busé 2016 James Madison University

Interview With Miriam Coronel Ferrer Of The Non-State Actors Working Group, Margaret S. Busé

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

The challenges and success of the Non-State Actors Working Group are discussed with Miriam Coronel Ferrer.


What The Dog’S Nose Knows, Ian McLean 2016 James Madison University

What The Dog’S Nose Knows, Ian Mclean

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Mine clearance is an ongoing process that is both tedious and expensive. Mine detection dogs are one tool in the toolbox. These dogs are far from fool-proof, yet they are constantly making strides in assisting demining efforts worldwide.


A Pioneer In The Field Of Humanitarian Mine Action: Mine Clearance Planning Agency (Mcpa), Qadeem K. Tariq 2016 James Madison University

A Pioneer In The Field Of Humanitarian Mine Action: Mine Clearance Planning Agency (Mcpa), Qadeem K. Tariq

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

The Mine Clearance Planning Agency (MCPA) aims to effectively contribute to humanitarian mine action and advocacy activities in Afghanistan and other landmine-infested countries in order to make the hometowns of refugees and displaced people land-mine free and to implement essential rehabilitation and development activities in mine-affected communities.


Returning Mine-Free Land To The Afghani People: Afghanistan Mine Detection And Dog Center, Susanna Sprinkel 2016 MAIC

Returning Mine-Free Land To The Afghani People: Afghanistan Mine Detection And Dog Center, Susanna Sprinkel

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

As a result of conflicts faced over the past 23 years, Afghanistan remains one of the most heavily landmine-afflicted countries. The Mine Detection and Dog Center has built one of the world’s largest mine detecting dog programs with the goal of saving lives and returning mine-free land to the Afghani people.


Interview With Martin Barber, Chief Of United Nations Mine Action Service, Margaret S. Busé 2016 James Madison University

Interview With Martin Barber, Chief Of United Nations Mine Action Service, Margaret S. Busé

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

The United Nations Mine Action Service has a successful program operating in Afghanistan that employs 4000 local Afghans in mine action. Currently, they are mobilizing their efforts to respond to the current refugee situation and the new mine action situation.


Travelogue: Afghanistan, Oren J. Schlein 2016 Adopt-A-Minefield™, United Nations Association of the USA

Travelogue: Afghanistan, Oren J. Schlein

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

In early July 2001, I traveled to the Afghan cities of Kabul, Jalalabad, Herat, and Kandahar. The purpose of my trip was to assess the status of our Adopt-A-Minefield® program in the country. I was hosted by the Mine Action Program for Afghanistan (MAPA), which is a part of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Afghanistan (UNOCHA). This report was written after the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington DC on September 11, 2001. Adopt-A-Minefield® is a program of the United Nations Association of the USA.


Non- State Actors And Their Significance, Margaret S. Busé 2016 James Madison University

Non- State Actors And Their Significance, Margaret S. Busé

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Non-State Actors must be involved in any considerations about reducing the use of landmines, a mission which the Non-State Actors Working Group has set out to accomplish


Current Mine Action Situation In Afghanistan, Susanna Sprinkel 2016 MAIC

Current Mine Action Situation In Afghanistan, Susanna Sprinkel

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Millions of landmines littering Afghani soil pose a horrifying threat to civilians fleeing their homelands and soldiers entering the area in response to the rising war on terrorism. Meanwhile, those attempting to clear these lands face their own malicious enemies.


Global Focus On Landmines In Afghanistan, Joe Lokey 2016 CISR

Global Focus On Landmines In Afghanistan, Joe Lokey

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Even though it has one of the longest running mine clearance programs, Afghanistan is still believed to be one of the most severely mine-affected countries in the world. The Mine Action Program in Afghanistan (MAPA), a United Nations-supported entity, is one of the largest and most successful national programs in the world and one almost exclusively run by the Afghans themselves with fewer than a dozen or so of the 5,000-person workforce being non-nationals.


U.S. Humanitarian Demining In The Middle East, Stacy L. Smith 2016 James Madison University

U.S. Humanitarian Demining In The Middle East, Stacy L. Smith

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

The United States seeks to relieve human suffering caused by landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) while promoting U.S. foreign policy interests. U.S. objectives are to reduce civilian casualties, create conditions for the safe return of refugees and displaced persons to their homes and reinforce an affected country’s stability. The U.S. seeks to accomplish these objectives by helping to establish and support sustainable indigenous mine action capabilities in mine-affected nations where appropriate. Since fiscal year 1993, the United States has committed almost $500 million (U.S.) to global mine action initiatives, including research and development and survivor ...


Geneva Diary: Report From The Gichd, Paddy Blagden 2016 International Mine Action

Geneva Diary: Report From The Gichd, Paddy Blagden

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

The GICHD has been assisting the ICRC with technical information on both AT mines and submunitions. GICHD also addresses other areas of special concern to mine action.


Response To Bob Keeley’S Letter To The Journal Of Mine Action, Daniel Wolf, Steven Barmazel 2016 Terra Segura International

Response To Bob Keeley’S Letter To The Journal Of Mine Action, Daniel Wolf, Steven Barmazel

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

We appreciate Bob being "picky" in examining our article on applying a public-health approach to demining. The lives at stake in demining are worth the extra care. As it happens, we generally agree with his views.

First, let’s do get our terminology straight. Thanks, Bob, for the lesson in British diction. We had hoped that placing the modifier mechanical before detonator would make our intentions clear. That it did not, we apologize to our readers. More substantive issues await us.

As Bob rightly points out, our ideas are not new. The public-health/cost-benefit approach predates the birth of everyone ...


Comments On The "Detonation" Approach, Robert Keeley 2016 RK Consulting, Ltd.

Comments On The "Detonation" Approach, Robert Keeley

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Daniel Wolf and Steven Barmazel discussed the Public Health approach to demining in an article entitled "The Necessity of Implementing a Public-Health Approach to Humanitarian Demining,"1 making some very valid points. However, Robert Keeley points out some problems with this approach that he feels need to be addressed before this method can be successful.


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