Angola: Huíla - Quipungo Hosts Workshop On Dangers of Landmines (Angola)
A workshop about education on the dangers of landmines proceeds in Quipungo district, south Huíla province, with the discussion of themes such as prevention against landmines and manual for mobilising the communities for training.
To end Friday, the workshop is being organised by the NGO "Clubes de Jovens" with the objective of training municipal semi-instructing activists who might transmit messages to communities through photographs or other illustrations, about the dangers of landmines.
The course, financed by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), counts on the participation of thirty people, aged between 14 and 18, from the districts of Quipungo, Matala, Cacula, Chicomba, Caluquembe, Caconda and Lubango, from the about 100 being trained.
Speaking to ANGOP, the co-ordinator of the forum, Renato Raimundo informed that the project will last six months and is estimated at USD 30,000.
Six accidents caused by landmines were registered in Huíla province, three in Cacula, two in Chipindo and one in Matala, during the year 2006.
Von: http://allafrica.com/stories 11.05.2007