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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 very frightening for Mahmud Yasin Muhammad and his eight family members. Up until now, the danger of war remnants on the roof has made it impossible to reconstruct the house.

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

First to arrive with emergency aid to Mosul

As areas of Mosul are liberated from ISIS control, Norwegian People’s Aid partner organisations are the first to arrive with emergency aid.
28.02.2017 | Julie Offerdal

Stop the use of the weapons affecting civilians hardest

10 years ago in Oslo, 46 States and civil society organisations agreed to work together to end the unacceptable harm caused by cluster mu...
23.02.2017 | By Henriette Killi Westhrin, Secretary General, Norwegian People´s Aid.