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2017.04.18 Mosul

DDG to Open Office in East Mosul

18.04.17

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...

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DDG Marks International Mine Awareness Day

11.04.17

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...

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'Under Sandet' (Land Of Mine) Free Screening at Cinemateket

10.04.17

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...

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DDG receives accreditation to start work in colombia

17.03.17

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.

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Call for Two Talented Interns at DDG’S Office in Copenhagen

02.03.17

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...

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Solar Streetlights Bring Safety and Business Back to Xudur

21.02.17

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...

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DDG Battle Area Clearance and Mine Risk Education in Southern Iraq

09.02.17

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.

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DDG’s Peace and Community Safety Programme in Somalia and Somaliland

08.02.17

On 16th January 2017, the Danish Demining Group (DDG) with the financial support of DFID marked the successful end of its programme ‘Peace and Community Safety in Somalia and Somaliland’ with a donation of project vehicles to t...

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Subject Matter Interpreter Course Taking Place in Ukraine

02.02.17

The GICHD is currently delivering the first "Mine Action Subject Matter Interpreter Course“ in Ukraine.

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DDG Removes Unexploded Ordnances to Mark the Start of the EOD Operation in Libya

18.01.17

Having had removed two unexploded items in Tripoli and Sebha, the Danish Demining Group (DDG) is pleased to announce the start of the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) activities in Libya. This marks the beginning of a long and...