Saving lives through Risk Education in Benghazi, Libya
Since the beginning of the year, DDG has taught thousands of children, youth and adults in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which has been ravaged by years of conflict, about the threats of Explosive Remnants of War (ERW). The p...
500 pound aircraft bomb found and destroyed in Vietnam
Local Vietnamese villagers recently discovered a huge aircraft bomb buried disturbingly near residential housing. The bomb was moved and destroyed by professional deminers from the Danish Deming Group. Farmers in the A Luoi dis...
DDG has begun mine risk education operations in Algeria
DDG has been accredited to deliver mine risk education in Sahrawi refugee camps in Tindouf, Western Algeria. Aiming to avert further accidents causing death or severe mutilation, the activities support the ongoing efforts to te...
Peers teaching about mines and explosive threats
In Ukraine, DDG is coming up with new ways to approach children and teenagers with risk education through a ‘’Peer-to-Peer’’ programme. The programme trains teenagers to deliver mine risk education(MRE) messages to their friend...
DDG to start non-technical operations in Colombia
The Danish Demining Group (DDG) has just received accreditation for its Non-Technical Survey (NTS) team to start operations in Colombia. That means that the organization can now assist the local population in creating a safer e...
DDG paving the way for food distribution in South Sudan
The swift response of Danish Demining Group’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team enabled access to food-drop zone for over 23,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) and local residents in South Sudan.
Marking Mine Awareness Day around the world
The negative effect of mines and explosive remnants of war in the world is still significant and devastating. On 4th of April this year, Danish Demining Group celebrated International Mine Awareness Day in many parts of the wor...
Kickboxing as a means for youth empowerment
Young members of the kickboxing club in the Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in South Sudan participated in a tournament that brought together a large crowd of people from all parts of the PoC, promoting peace and incl...
Destruction of 200 tonnes of Explosive Remnants of War in Misrata, Libya
In only a few months’ time, Danish Demining Group (DDG), under a contract with UNMAS, - managed to destroy 203 tonnes of Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) at the Central Demolition Site (CDS) in Krareem, Misrata in Libya.
DDG STUDY AIMS TO COUNTER RISE IN VICTIMS FROM MINES IN MYANMAR
The number of victims from mines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) has risen by 58% in Myanmar, according to the Mine Risk Working Group. The risk of accidents is heightened for those living in rural areas and in poverty. “Do...