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  • Weapon contamination in Iraq

    Long after the last shot is fired, unexploded munitions continue to kill and maim ... ICRC experts recently destroyed unexploded munitions in Iraq's Missan governorate, freeing a population of 10,000 from the fear

    • 2011-01-17
    • Video
  • Death in the field

    In a cartoon documentary he describes how the population of the affected area lives with the constant threat of death or disfigurement through unexploded cluster munitions

    • 2011-04-17
    • Video
  • Iraq: facts and figures 2011

    CLEARING UNEXPLODED MUNITIONS FROM LAND WHERE CIVILIANS ARE AT RISK ... As from July that year, its weapon contamination specialists started clearing unexploded munitions in Missan governorate, one of the worst

    • 2012-03-29
    • Facts and Figures
  • Cambodia: promoting economic security among victims of landmines

    Since the area was once a battlefield, it is littered with mines and other unexploded munitions ... Since the area was once a battlefield, it is littered with mines and other unexploded munitions

    • 2008-02-28
    • Feature
  • Chad: restoring lost dignity

    The organization pays for people injured by mines and munitions to be fitted with artificial limbs ... Experts on reducing the risks linked to mines and other munitions are evaluating the situation in areas affected

    • 2008-04-15
    • Feature
  • Armed violence and humanitarian action in urban areas

    The ICRC has also expressed deep concern over the consequences of the widespread use of cluster munitions in armed conflicts, especially if those munitions are released over inhabited areas such as towns ... The

    • 2008-07-29
    • Feature
  • Colombia: deprived of their land by armed conflict

    The fact that unexploded munitions are scattered across remote areas means that countless people are prevented from working their fields, fetching water, and going to schools, health centres and places of

    • 2011-01-05
    • Feature
  • Colombia: indigenous people at risk from explosive devices

    Someone walking through the fields or the forest may stumble across explosive remnants of war left over from a battle, abandoned munitions or explosives, or improvised explosive devices ... Someone walking through

    • 2011-10-12
    • Feature
  • Laos: water brings a flood of hope

    Today these munitions are continuing to kill and injure large numbers of people, to make land unfit for agriculture, and to impede development ... The Cluster Munitions Convention entered into force on 1 August 2010

    • 2011-04-05
    • Feature
  • Libya: unexploded munitions scar bodies and minds

    Libya: unexploded munitions scar bodies and minds Libya: unexploded munitions scar bodies and minds ... Libya: unexploded munitions scar bodies and minds Libya’s recent conflict has left behind huge quantities of

    • 2012-03-26
    • Feature
  • Humanitarian action in Colombia

    The scale of this problem, caused by improvised explosive devices, which are activated like anti-personnel mines, and explosive remnants of war, such as unexploded or abandoned munitions, increases day by day

    • 2013-07-17
    • Report
  • Tackling the explosive fallout of conflict

    A single cluster bomb contains hundreds of explosive sub-munitions, up to 40% of which do not detonate when they hit the ground ... Over one hundred states have signed up to a treaty banning the use and stockpile of

    • 2014-01-16
    • Feature
  • ICRC in Liberia - Delegation newsletter - November 2009

    Other topics centered on cluster munitions, working of the International Criminal Court, use of force in situations short of armed conflict, maintenance of order, arrest, search, questioning and detention ... Other

    • 2010-03-11
    • Field Newsletter
  • ICRC in South Africa – Themba – Newsletter second quarter 2010

    Cluster munitions: A new treaty to end decades of civilians suffering Cluster munitions have been a persistent problem for decades ... Cluster munitions: A new treaty to end decades of civilians suffering Cluster

    • 2010-06-30
    • Field Newsletter
  • ICRC in South Africa – Themba – Newsletter first quarter 2010

    In 2010, the ICRC will continue to support the continued ratification of the Cluster Munitions Convention ... The Conference also paved the way for the first Meeting of States Parties to the Cluster Munitions

    • 2010-05-25
    • Field Newsletter
  • Canada and the USA: News and Notes, August 2010

    government officials Interview with Sophia Procofieff, gender equality advisor August 1: the Convention on Cluster Munitions entered into force ... government officials Interview with Sophia Procofieff, gender

    • 2010-08-31
    • Field Newsletter
  • ICRC activities in Lebanon for the year 2011

    The ICRC was represented by its vice-president at the Second Meeting of States party to the Convention on Cluster Munitions, which took place in Beirut in September ... The ICRC was represented by its vice-president

    • 2012-01-24
    • Field Newsletter
  • Liberia: Newsletter, January 2013

    Those two types of weapons, antipersonnel mines and cluster munitions, are indiscriminate and disproportionate ... Cluster munitions are “area weapons” which disperse over very wide areas, potentially causing very

    • 2013-03-18
    • Field Newsletter
  • Western Balkans: Newsletter

    At these sessions, pupils receive information about contaminated areas, how to recognize commonly-found mines and munitions, how to avoid the danger and, no less importantly, how to keep others safe ... At these

    • 2013-04-02
    • Field Newsletter
  • Regional delegation in India: A century and a half of humanitarian action

    munitions, they have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of many people,” said Mr Maurer ... munitions, they have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of many people,” said Mr Maurer ... munitions, they have a

    • 2013-09-02
    • Field Newsletter
  • Weapon contamination in Iraq

    ICRC experts recently destroyed unexploded munitions in Iraq's Missan governorate, freeing a population of 10,000 from the fear of death and injury ... ICRC experts recently destroyed unexploded munitions in Iraq's

    • 2011-01-17
    • Film
  • Nepal: needs continue after the guns fall silent

    Many patients are victims of landmines, improvized explosive devices and unexploded munitions ... Many patients are victims of landmines, improvized explosive devices and unexploded munitions

    • 2010-07-28
    • Interview
  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities: a chance to succeed

    One way of preventing disability is for States to sign up to the treaties banning landmines and cluster munitions, because both types of weapon continue to kill and maim countless people all over the world ... One

    • 2011-12-02
    • Interview
  • Report on the work of commissions A, B and C

    A large number of delegations spoke on the adverse humanitarian consequences of cluster munitions and the need to prohibit such weapons ... A large number of delegations spoke on the adverse humanitarian

    • 2008-01-10
    • Report
  • Workshops and side events: outlines and reports

    Anti-personnel mines, explosive remnants of war and cluster munitions are being addressed in separate political processes and through different legal frameworks ... Landmines, cluster munitions and explosive

    • 2007-12-10
    • Miscellaneous

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