ALERT – Iraq: Joint NGO statement calling for protection of civilians and access to assistance

ALERT – Iraq: Joint NGO statement calling for protection of civilians and access to assistance

Posted by: on Jul 11, 2017 | No Comments

As the members of the global coalition to counter ISIL meet in Washington D.C. this week, a joint NGO statement highlights the ongoing protection and assistance needs for civilians affected by the conflict and call for prioritized investment in inclusive recovery efforts.

ALERT – Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) releases its 6th annual report on the use of explosive weapons

ALERT – Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) releases its 6th annual report on the use of explosive weapons

Posted by: on May 15, 2017 | No Comments

According to this last report, 45,624 people were killed or injured by explosive weapons in 2016. 70% of the victims were civilians.

ALERT – 4 April: International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

ALERT – 4 April: International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Posted by: on Apr 4, 2017 | No Comments

2015 saw a record increase in the number of casualties of mines and explosive remnants of war (ERW), up 75% from 2014. The vast majority of people killed and injured in these attacks were civilians.

ALERT – Syria: A country in crisis for six years

ALERT – Syria: A country in crisis for six years

Posted by: on Mar 15, 2017 | No Comments

March 15th marks the sixth anniversary of the Syrian crisis. Since 2011, more than 300,000 Syrians have died and one million have been injured. Close to 5 million people have fled the country and 6.5 million have been internally displaced.