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25 years of protecting civilans

Norwegian People's Aid is celebrating 25 years of Mine Action

22.09.2017 |

Launch of Mine Action Review’s “Clearing Cluster Munition Remnants 2017” report at the International Cluster Bomb Ban Meeting

On Tuesday 5 September 2017, the third edition of the Clearing Cluster Munition Remnants report was launched at the Seventh Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions, at the United Nations in Geneva.  The annual report is produced by Mine Action Review, an independent research project, which serves as primary source of research, data, and analysis on Mine Action for the sector.

08.09.2017 | Lucy Pinches

Mozambique:Residual mines cleared

Norwegian People’s Aid is proud to announce that we have finished clearing mines at the Mozambique – Tanzania border. After more than 20 years of humanitarian demining, the country has declared itself mine-free. 

27.06.2017 | Ingebjørg Sørenes

Mines are still maiming children in Tajikistan

Last month, two teenage boys were seriously injured in Tajikistan after trying to disassemble what appeared to be an anti-personal mine.
23.06.2017 | Alima Marodbekova

Iraqi family finally safe in their home after 26 years

In 1991, the Headmaster of Alkadhimiya Intermediate School in the Altbar village had his house hit by cluster bombs. The incident was ver...
21.06.2017 | Aseel Nadhum

Norwegian People's Aid threatened in Colombia

On June 8th, NPA Colombia was threatened by an armed group and told to immediately leave the area of Santa Helena, Meta, where NPA's regi...
10.06.2017 | Ingebjørg Sørenes

Vistahermosa: A región of hope

Vistahermosa, literally translated to mean Beautiful View, is a region located in Colombia’s Meta department in the south-eastern part of...
06.06.2017 |

Slumdwellers activists threatened and killed in South Africa

Sunday March 26, a man was shot in Bhambayi, one of Durban's suburbs. He’s now admitted to hospital struggling for life. He was shot by a...
30.03.2017 | Torunn Aaslund

NPA partner receives international prize for trade union rights

The South African union CSAAWU has been awarded the Arthur Svensson International Prize for Trade Union Rights for 2017. NPA welcomes thi...
24.03.2017 | Julie Offerdal

Lebanon’s contamination legacy - 10 years later

10 years later, Lebanon’s legacy of landmine and cluster munition contamination is still affecting the lives of the Lebanese people. 
24.03.2017 | Hassan Hamzeh , Rachana Atmeh