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The global landmine crisis

hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, special hearing.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land mines

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg. ;, 103-666
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .A647 1994a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 137 p. ;
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1235235M
    ISBN 100160447682
    LC Control Number94238327
    OCLC/WorldCa31152172

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The global landmine crisis by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

There is today a global land mine crisis. And while it began as a military problem, it is now an ongoing humanitarian disaster. The United Nations estimates that, in the course of recent civil and international strife, more than million mines have been laid in 62 by: Hidden Killers The Global Landmine Crisis.

Chapter III: Mine-Affected Countries (continued) EUROPE The U.S. Government, Time-Warner/DC Comics, and UNICEF have distributed a special edition of a Superman Comic Book devoted to mine awareness.

Sincethe WFP has been involved in mine awareness training as part of the program support. Get this from a library. Hidden killers, the global landmine crisis. [United States. Department of State. Office of Humanitarian Demining Programs.; The global landmine crisis book States.

Department of State. Bureau of Political Military Affairs.;]. "The landmine crisis is not an unbeatable challenge." -- Yasushi Akashi, Former UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordination, February The international community is now focused on the global landmine crisis and its level of response is rising dramatically.

Get this from a library. The global landmine crisis: report to the U.S. Congress on the problem with uncleared landmines and the United States strategy for demining and landmine control.

[United States. Department of State. Office of International Security and Peacekeeping Operations.; United States. Department of State. Bureau of Political Military Affairs.;]. We treat all human beings with dignity and respect. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or other legally protected status in admission to, access to, or operations of our programs, services or activities.

Global landmine contamination has been recognized by the international community as a pressing humanitarian crisis. In some sixty-eight nations, fields, deserts, forests, roads and. The Landmine Crisis: Designed to kill and injure, to impede. Related Documents. January 1, Canada and the Global Landmine Crisis: Update.

January 1, Re-Integration Of Landmine Survivors: The Self-Help Consumer Approach. Published Thursday, Sep. 12,am. Front Page» COVID» COVID2» JMU to address global landmine crisis with State Department grant.

Join AFP's ,+ followers on Facebook. An impressive array of activists, scholars, government officials, journalists, and landmine victims themselves are gathered here to tell the dramatic and inspiring story of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL). Organized in the early s, the ICBL is a network of more than one thousand nongovernmental organizations worldwide, working for a.

Post Nairobi Summit: Perspectives on Global Policies to End the Landmine Crisis Richard G. Kidd, Director of the Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement Prepared Remarks at the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) Panel Discussion New York, New York March 5,   Landmine survivor writes book on overcoming crisis By sharing stories of survivorship in his book, White hopes to further the global network of survivors.

The landmine casualty rate has. In his testimony to the Senate Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Global Landmine Crisis, UN demining expert Patrick Blagden testified that 3, mine clearers in four countries have been able to remove betw mines.

Organized in the early s, the ICBL is a network of more than one thousand nongovernmental organizations worldwide, working for a global ban on landmines. It was an important force behind the treaty to ban antipersonnel landmines that was signed in Ottawa inand which led to its being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, along with its.

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The landmine crisis in the developing world In scale, the landmine crisis is global, affecting many countries in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. However, the problem is ultra-hazardous to the environment and development of a number of developing nations.

Clearing The Fields: Solutions To The Global Land Mine Crisis Currently unavailable. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

Cited by: The Landmine Monitor is an innovative initiative by the ICBL to monitor implementation of and compliance with the treaty, and more generally to assess the efforts of the international community to resolve the landmines and explosive remnants of war problem.

A Global Socioeconomic Crisis Jody Williams Overview of the Problem andmines have been called a global public health crisis. In cambodia, along with malaria and tuberculosis, landmines have ranked as one of the 1 J three most serious public health issues. Recent missions to Cambodia have.

December – The U.S. Department of State's Office of Humanitarian Demining Programs (now Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement) releases HIDDEN KILLERS: The Global Landmine Crisis, the first report to estimate the magnitude of the landmine threat in terms of numbers of mines laid and numbers of mine-related deaths and injuries.

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Every Friday. And each year, the Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor, a program within ICBL-CMC Author: Story Hinckley.Rutherford has contributed chapters to Negotiating Sovereignty and Human Rights, Global Society in Transition: An International Politics Reader, Civil Society in the Information Age, The Landmine Action Smart Book, Primary Care of Landmine Injuries in Africa: A Basic Text for Health Workers, Landmine Monitor Reportand To Walk Without Alma mater: University of Colorado at Boulder.