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 – 18th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty

ALERT – 18th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty

Posted by: on Mar 1, 2017 | No Comments

March 1st 2017 marks the 18th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty*. On this occasion, Handicap International is calling on States to end the use of these barbaric weapons.

ALERT – New report on the situation of mine/ERW survivors and other people with disabilities in South Sudan

ALERT – New report on the situation of mine/ERW survivors and other people with disabilities in South Sudan

Posted by: on Jan 23, 2017 | No Comments

Since the escalation of the conflict in South Sudan, in 2013, there has been a vacuum of information on the realities faced by conflict
survivors and other people with disabilities. This assessment intents to provide information on their current situation.