The Netherlands Leadership to demine the conflict affected Region in the World

The Netherlands Government is determined to eradicate Landmines within 10 years in more than 13 Countries in the World

NL MFA protected by Copyright LawThe devastating impact of landmines doesn’t stop when the violence ends. Emergency workers are left unable to reach the places where they’re needed, refugees can’t return home and farmers can’t access their land. Before peace and stability can return, these deadly things have to be cleared away.’  Explained Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Minister Lilianne Ploumen  July 20, 2016 © The MFA of the Netherlands 

The Netherlands is one of the largest donors when it comes demining, and wants to see Landmines eradicated within 10 years. The Dutch government will provide its full support in 3 Major Demining Projects in 13 Countries in the Word.  Announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

In the last last 4 years, Worldwide, the Netherlands has:

  • Demined  almost 52 million m2 of Land
  • Educated more than 2 million people about the dangers of Landmines
  • Provided support to more than 5,000 families of victims by the Landmines
  • And purchased/provided 114 Ambulances, Trained over 425 Nurses to care for the Landmine victims       July 20, 2016 ©The MFA of the Netherlands 

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