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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...

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Kickboxing as a means for youth empowerment

23/02/2018

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...

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Destruction of 200 tonnes of Explosive Remnants of War in Misrata, Libya

08/02/2018

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.

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DDG STUDY AIMS TO COUNTER RISE IN VICTIMS FROM MINES IN MYANMAR

16.01.18

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...

YES! Plans In Shafa Tilijo , Nigeria

"YES!" to Youth Empowerment in Nigeria

12.01.18

The DRC-DDG Nigeria team is implementing an approach titled ‘Young, Empowered and Safe’ (YES!), with the overall goal of strengthening the resilience of conflict-affected youth who require special attention because of both freq...

Risk Education In Telyara . Photo By Noe Falk Nielsen

Learning the Dangers of Improvised Explosive Devices in Iraq

21.11.17

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...

DDG Staff Provides Risk Education Session To A Returnee Family At Kabul Encashment Center Where Returnees Register With UNHCR July 2017 Compressed

Afghan Returnees Face Increased Risk from Mines & Explosive Remnants of War

13.11.17

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 ...

1. Training For Survey & Clearance Activities In A Luoi , Vietnam . By Chris Broome

The Threat of Explosive Remnants of War in A Luoi, Vietnam

05.11.17

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 ...