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A broad approach to armed violence

Wars and armed conflicts come to an end; however, the remnants of war continue to terrorize millions of people for decades to follow.

For more than 20 years Norwegian People's Aid has implemented mine action programs in more than 40 states and territories. The last years NPA has expanded its work from mine action to broader areas of humanitarian disarmament – meaning both operational and advocacy work which aim to reduce and prevent harm to civilians from the impacts of weapons and ammunition, and where civil society plays a critical role. Rather than acting solely as a cure, NPA seeks to take a proactive approach aimed also at prevention.

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News on Humanitarian Disarmament:

EU continue mine action support in South Lebanon

On the 15th of June 2016 a delegation from the European Union (EU) Beirut visited the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) Humanitarian Disarmame...
07.10.2016 |

Japanese embassy visit areas with heavy mine contamination

Japanese Assistance to Grass Roots Project visit to Norwegian People’s Aid Humanitarian Disarmament programme in the South of Lebanon
07.10.2016 |

Good news from US Government in Laos

The US Government is providing an additional 90 million dollars for the removal of cluster munitions in Laos over the next three years. -...
08.09.2016 | Ingebjørg Sørenes