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GUIDE TO EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE POLLUTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT

Mine action survey and clearance operations have always focused on the contamination that can be seen. Whether it is anti-personnel (AP) mines, anti-vehicles (AV) mines, or explosive remnants of war (ERW), our efforts focus on...

15/12/2021
GUIDE TO EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE POLLUTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT
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  • GICHD
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Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining | Twenty Years of Supporting Mine Action

 

This book was published on the anniversary of the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining's 20th anniversary. In 1997, at the adoption of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (APMBC), Switzerland announced its...

14/12/2018
Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining | Twenty Years of Supporting Mine Action
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  • GICHD
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'Do no harm' and mine action: Protecting the environment while removing the remnants of conflict

In times of armed conflict, the environment might be targeted deliberately to reach military or political goals. However, most of the environmental damage resulting directly or indirectly from armed conflict can be understood as...

01/06/2014
'Do no harm' and mine action: Protecting the environment while removing the remnants of conflict
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  • GICHD
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Safety, Security and Socio-Economic Wellbeing in Somaliland

The objective of the study was to conduct an impact assessment of the Danish Demining Group’s (DDG) Community Safety Programme (CSP) in Somaliland. The report provides the findings of an extensive research exercise carried out in...

04/04/2014
Safety, Security and Socio-Economic Wellbeing in Somaliland
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  • SOAS | GICHD | DDG
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Mission creep or responding to wider security needs? The evolving role of mine action organisations in Armed Violence Reduction

Since the late 1980s, mine action organisations have focused their efforts on reducing the social, economic and environmental impacts of anti-personnel mines and other explosive remnants of war (ERW) through a broad range of...

01/01/2013
Mission creep or responding to wider security needs? The evolving role of mine action organisations in Armed Violence Reduction
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  • Sharmala Naidoo
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Action contre les mines et réduction de la violence armée

Le présent document d’orientation repose sur les résultats d’une étude entreprise par le Centre internationalde déminage humanitaire de Genève (CIDHG) en 2011-2012 sur le rôle des organisations d’action contreles mines en appui à...

01/11/2012
Action contre les mines et réduction de la violence armée
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  • GICHD
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Mine Action Support for Armed Violence Reduction: Mission Creep or Responding to Wider Security Needs? Policy brief

 

The policy brief summarises the findings of GICHD study into the role of mine action organisations in reducing armed violence.

 

The 12 case studies profile the AVR-related programmes of different organisations.

 

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01/11/2012
Mine Action Support for Armed Violence Reduction: Mission Creep or Responding to Wider Security Needs? Policy brief
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  • GICHD
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The National Strategy for Mine Action in Sri Lanka 2010
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  • The Ministry of Economic Development
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Evaluation of The UN Mine Action Programme in Nepal

This evaluation looks at the UN Mine Action Programme in Nepal, which comprised two distinct but complementary components: one managed by the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) and the other by the United Nations Children's Fund...

01/04/2012
Evaluation of The UN Mine Action Programme in Nepal
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  • Ted Paterson and Prabin Chitrakar, with Abiga
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Sourcebook on Socio-Economic Survey

 The Sourcebook features many types of socio-economic surveys that have been used to inform mine clearance, victim assistance, risk education and development activities. These surveys form a rich body of practice that can inspire...

01/12/2011
Sourcebook on Socio-Economic Survey
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  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 Quartz PDFContext

Livelihoods Analysis of Landmine Affected Communities in Afghanistan

The second Landmines and Livelihoods report, Livelihoods Analysis of Landmine Affected Communities in Afghanistan, was commissioned by the Mine Action Coordination Centre for Afghanistan (MACCA) and the Department for Mine...

01/05/2011
Livelihoods Analysis of Landmine Affected Communities in Afghanistan
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  • MACCA, GICHD, University of Greenwich
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Landmines and Land Rights in Conflict Affected Contexts

 Land rights in conflict and post-conflict contexts are an increasing area of concern within the humanitarian and development communities. Conflict can often result in dramatic changes to a country's land tenure regime and...

01/03/2011
Landmines and Land Rights in Conflict Affected Contexts
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  • GICHD