A land mine is an explosive device concealed under or on the ground and designed to destroy or disable enemy targets, ranging from combatants to vehicles and tanks, as they pass over or near it. Such a device is typically detonated automatically by way of pressure when a target steps on it or drives over it, although other detonation mechanisms are also sometimes used. A land mine may cause damage by direct blast effect, by fragments that are thrown by the blast, or by both. The use of land mines is controversial because of their potential as indiscriminate weapons. They …



ACAPS · 17 November 2023 English

As at 5 November, number of children in need of humanitarian assistance increased from 8.5 million in there were 14 million children in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan, the …

violence, armed attacks or injuries because of landmines in South Kordofan and South Darfur (UNICEF 23/07/2023;

World Bank Group · 16 November 2023 English

(ii) security risks to project workers including landmines, (iii) traffic and road safety issues, (iv) inadequate

World Bank Group · 16 November 2023 English

Successive conflicts in Iraq were characterized by tactics to damage its oil and industrial assets that not only led to huge economic loss, but pollution of environmental resources (air, land, …

high-use land has been rendered unusable due to landmines, and at least 10,569 ha have been lost due to

RAND Corporation · 14 November 2023 English

In this Perspective, space researchers at the RAND Corporation identify space sustainability, security, and governance concepts that they believe are worthy of future research. Each concept reflects a topic that …

principles regarding the use and dis- posal of landmines. For example, in 2022, the United States announced

EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 13 November 2023 English

2023 Latest on Russia’s war on Ukraine 5 Landmines in Ukraine: Lessons for China and Taiwan Rand

Mine Action Review · 7 November 2023 English

Report for Twenty-First Meeting of States Parties to the 1997 Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention. Clearing the Mines is an annual report. It contains: Key Findings; An Overview of global anti-personnel …

Ukraine and Yemen have seen massive new use of landmines and other explosive ordnance, bringing the importance delegation for the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), justly described Ukrainian use of AP casualties involving explosive ordnance, including landmines, but has not disaggregated the number involving just as they do to conventionally manufactured landmines.34 Technical guidance on how to dispose of IEDs

Mine Action Review · 6 November 2023 English

Oslo Action Plan Section V: Survey and Clearance of Mined Areas In their introduction to Section V of the Oslo Action Plan, on Survey and Clearance of Mined, States Parties …

humanitarian response plans duly reflect the impact of landmines and action to ensure their speedy removal and

Mine Action Review · 3 November 2023 English

The number of women employed in mine action remained small but international operators deployed some women in NTS and risk education roles and the extension request states “there is no …

conflict in which all parties have extensively used landmines. UNDP reported continued contamination from active 2021, pp. 3, 44. 7 J. Gambrell and M. Harb, “Landmines will be hidden killer decades after war”, Associated

Mine Action Review · 3 November 2023 English 80 CAMBODIA The GICHD supported the upgrading of the CMAA’s 30% of the total funding to the mine action sector (US$99.49 information management system as well as gender million …

International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD), “Landmines and Land Rights in Cambodia”, December 2010, pp

KEI: Korea Economic Institute · 2 November 2023 English

KEI_KoreaPolicy_2023_V1-2_Final_Digital.pdf The United States-South Korea-North Korea Strategic Triangle in the Indo-Pacific By Scott Snyder The development of the concept of the Indo-Pacific strategy, since its adoption by the United States …

tensions at the DMZ resulting from North Korean landmines placed at a South Korean guard post.20 The talks

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