Sudan: Minenfrei bis 2019?


Auf einer Pressekonferenz erklärte der Direktort von UNMAN (United Nations Mine Action Center), dass das afrikanische Land 2019 frei von Minen sein könnte. (auf Englisch)


Suleiman ist eines von vielen Minenopfern im Sudan. UN Photo unter CC BY 2.0

(24.01.2016)

UN and the government of Sudan have announced they are working to render Sudan mine free by 2019.The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) said that it has cleared 19 million square meters from UXO and land mines in the country which plagued by wide civil wars in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile region.

UNMAS Director Habibulhaq Javed told reporters on Saturday in a press conference in Khartoum that his organization has managed, in collaboration with the Sudanese government, to clear 19 million square meters from UXO and land mines in the east African country.

Mr. Javd said that they are planning to clear near one Million square meters of land in the Talkok locality, Kassala province in Eastern Sudan during this year, appealing that they are in need for $12.4 million to implement the plan.

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