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...
DDG to Open Office in East Mosul
The ongoing operation currently being undertaken by the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) to push Islamic State (IS) out of the major Northern Iraqi city of Mosul is taking a heavy toll on residents there, with up to 300,000 people d...
DDG Marks International Mine Awareness Day
DDG marked International Mine Awareness Day this week with events in Denmark and around the world from Libya, pictured above, to Iraq, Afghanistan and beyond. On the 4th April we collaborated with DanChurchAid to organize a str...
'Under Sandet' (Land Of Mine) Free Screening at Cinemateket
To mark International Mine Awareness Day, the Danish Demining Group (Danish Refugee Council's demining unit), in collaboration with DanChurchAid, is opening the doors for a special screening of the Danish-German Oscar-nominated...
DDG receives accreditation to start work in colombia
The Danish Demining Group (DDG) is pleased to announce that it has received Phase 1 Accreditation from the Government of Colombia , as a civilian organization for humanitarian demining.
Call for Two Talented Interns at DDG’S Office in Copenhagen
DDG is looking for two interns with different profiles who will work at DDG’s headquarters in Copenhagen. The interns will have the opportunity to become acquainted with work within a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and wil...
Solar Streetlights Bring Safety and Business Back to Xudur
For the first time since 1991, residents in Xudur town have streetlights and are able to walk the streets safely without the fear of insecurity. The installation of 60 solar street lights was part of the Danwadaag Phase II proj...
DDG Battle Area Clearance and Mine Risk Education in Southern Iraq
On the 4th December 2016, DDG’s Battle Area Clearance (BAC) team 1 were tasked by the Regional Mine Action Centre (RMAC) to a local house in Al Hawafidh village in the Shatt al Arab, Southern Iraq.