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9 August 2016 - 12:38pmUsing theatre skits and discussions with students, Malian NGO, Youth Association for Development in Mali (AJDM) has been raising awareness of the dangers that unexploded ordnance poses to children. Landmines and other unexploded remnants of war remain abound in Niono, and other parts of Mali that were...
7 January 2015 - 6:13pmAfter an intense training in life-like disaster conditions, a Moroccan team is ready to search through rubble with one goal: save as many lives as possible.
15 March 2012 - 4:24pmThe UN and its partners are helping to clear up unexploded ammunition scattered by the arms depot explosions that killed more than 200 people in Brazzaville earlier this month, amid concerns over the dangers it poses to life and health. A UN Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team...
2 February 2011ERC Amos is in Kenya to assess humanitarian challenges brought about by changing weather patterns and rapid urbanization and to stress the need for adequate measures to build community resilience and preparedness. Read more >> More on Kenya >>