Landmines And Unexploded Ordnance: A Resource Book

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Pluto Press, Mar 20, 2000 - Political Science - 256 pages
Written by a Nobel Peace Prize co-laureate who is one of the leading voices in the anti-landmines campaign, this timely book is a comprehensive, practical guide to landmines and unexploded ordnance.
 

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all the efforts done in helping demining in writing or field work deserve thanks and gratitude to those who take the risk.

Contents

An Introduction to Landmines
1
Landmines and Unexploded Ordnance
29
The Survey Process
74
Ordnance
139
National Demining Programmes
169
Responding to the Needs of Mineaffected
190
Appendix Resource Information
219
Organisations and companies working in minerelated fields
225
Endnotes
234
Glossary
241
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Rae McGrath is a Nobel Peace Prize Co-laureate as a co-founder of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. He was instrumental in the establishment of the first wide-scale United Nations mine clearance operations in Afghanistan, is the founder and former director of the international demining NGO Mines Advisory Group, and has worked in many of the worst mine-affected countries in the world. He currently works as an independent advisor to donors, operational and campaigning agencies and lectures widely on post-conflict issues.

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