The News Roundup of the Canadian Landmine Foundation (CLMF) brings together articles from government and media agencies to raise awareness about the ongoing threat of landmines throughout various regions around the world. The information listed here is strictly for educational purposes and the CLMF does not endorse the original source of the content.
Landmine casualties have dropped by 25 per cent in Cambodia thanks to de-mining efforts in the region.
Struggles continue in Iraq and Syria to de-mine areas previously held by the Islamic State. New levels of landmine activity are being called a crisis in the region.
Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr has announced the establishment of the National Center for Mines Action and Sustainable Development. The Center is to begin clearing 150,000 acres on the northeastern coast of the country.