Learning the Dangers of Improvised Explosive Devices in Iraq
Fighting in Iraq has left a deadly legacy of bombs, grenades and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in areas formerly held by Islamic State. The risks for civilians are great but often unknown, with these devices coming in the...
Afghan Returnees Face Increased Risk from Mines & Explosive Remnants of War
Undocumented returnees and refugees returning to Afghanistan from neighbouring countries face an increased risk of harm from mines and explosive remnants of war (ERW). The current influx of returnees has meant a shift in focus ...
The Threat of Explosive Remnants of War in A Luoi, Vietnam
The A Luoi district in Vietnam is covered with explosive remnants of war (ERW), posing a great threat to the local population. The Danish Demining Group (DDG) has been approved to conduct survey and clearance activities in the ...
Return of Dadaab Refugees to Increase Pressure on Conflict-Ridden Somalia
The expected return of up to 260,000 Somali refugees from Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp may intensify pressure on some very dangerous and unresolved fault lines in Somalia, says the Danish Demining Group (DDG) in a study funded b...
DDG Commences New DFID-Funded Project on Security and Justice in Somalia
A £7 million project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) aims to contribute to security sector reform in fragile parts of Somalia. This will involve strengthening the capacity and accountability of ...
Over 1000 Syrian Teachers Trained to Provide Risk Education to Youth
In Syria, Risk Education about explosive remnants of war (ERW) is vital to ensure a safe environment for the conflict-affected population. The Danish Demining Group (DDG) has trained over 1000 Syrian teachers this year to help ...
Call for Two New Interns at DDG's Headquarters
Two internships with different profiles are available at the Danish Demining Group (DDG) headquarters in Copenhagen. Applications are due by October 11th 2017.
UK Foreign Secretary Visit to Libya Underscores Importance of Demining Work
UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson met Danish Demining Group (DDG) representatives in Libya on Thursday, for briefing on the impact of demining work on the ability of displaced people to return to their homes.
DDG Mediation Training in Afghanistan
Afghanistan has suffered for the last 40 years with conflict and displacement of its people emanating from multiple but distinct sources. From the Soviet invasion to the Taliban regime, through to the International Security Ass...
The UK and DDG Train Libyan Police in EOD Techniques
As part of Danish Demining Group (DDG)’s Libya program, which focuses on building local capacity as a pre-condition for effective and sustainable mine action in Libya, from April 21 to May 20, DDG trained six Libyan officers fr...