The Guardian recently described improvised explosive devices as landmines in a call for more mine clearance funds. According to the report, unexploded munitions, landmines and improvised devices kill thousands of civilians annually. Dangerous and deadly ordnance must be removed safely in order for communities to fully recover.

Please click here to read the full report, which provides up-to-date statistics on the landmine crisis in some of the most affected regions around the world.