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Hidden bombs and eight million tonnes of rubble keep the people of Mosul from returning home

19/02/2019

Hundreds of thousands of families are now waiting to return to Mosul. But the city remains scattered with bombs and unexploded ordnance, making moving around freely extremely dangerous. Currently, the Danish Demining Group (DDG...

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Sign at the border between Tunisia and Libya encourages respectful behaviour

11/30/2018

A sign on a gate between Libya and Tunisia reminds people crossing and working at the border to treat each other with dignity and respect. The sign was created in partnership with Conflict Management Committees from both the Li...

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From life crisis to an agent of hope

20/09/2018

When Farshid Frozesh failed the exams qualifying students to enter university, he was desperate to find a new path for himself. He considered migrating in order to seek new opportunities abroad but instead he found hope in a DD...

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Saving lives through Risk Education in Benghazi, Libya

04/06/2018

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). Th...

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500 pound aircraft bomb found and destroyed in Vietnam

18/05/2018

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...

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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...

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Peers teaching about mines and explosive threats

07/05/2018

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...

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DDG to start non-technical operations in Colombia

04/05/2018

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...

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DDG paving the way for food distribution in South Sudan

18/04/2018

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.

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Marking Mine Awareness Day around the world

13/04/2018

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...