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.
DDG’s Peace and Community Safety Programme in Somalia and Somaliland
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...
Subject Matter Interpreter Course Taking Place in Ukraine
The GICHD is currently delivering the first "Mine Action Subject Matter Interpreter Course“ in Ukraine.
DDG Removes Unexploded Ordnances to Mark the Start of the EOD Operation in Libya
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...
The lasting impact of landmines on civilians in Ukraine
"No one knows how many civilians have been killed by landmines or how many have been planted and where", AlJazeera, Dec 5, 2016
DDG’s Civic Engagement Project Heralds a New Hope in State Building in Southern Somalia
The Danish Demining Group (DDG) with support from the European Union (EU) has been implementing a civic engagement in reconciliation and state formation project in Baidoa and Kismayu towns in south central Somalia. The project ...
Mine action awareness in Copenhagen
In connection with the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, Danish Demining Group (DDG) and DanChurchAid (DCA) created a mine field exhibition and hosted a movie night to raise public awareness in...
DDG Afghanistan releases MRE films
Danish Demining Group (DDG) in Afghanistan has released three short films to be used as part of mine risk education (MRE) programming for children, youth, and their parents.
A mine free world is possible
It is possible to fully implement the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, but it requires political will, commitment and sufficient resources, the Danish Demining Group (DDG) said in a statement today ahead of the High-level Pa...