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Call for Proposals – Consultancy on identifying a new Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detection tool.

14.10.19 |

Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and Improvised Land Mines (ILMs) pose a serious and on-going threat to civilians in several areas affected by armed conflicts around the globe. Their use also poses a major threat to refugees and internally displaced people seeking to return home, besides blocking access for relief agencies and hindering reconstruction and socio-economic development.

Syrian civil society condemns Turkey and demands international action

11.10.19 | Torunn Aaslund

100 Syrian regional and international civil society organisations condemns the Turkish attack and destabilisation of safe regions in Syria.

Bid notice: ITB No: ITB247119002

8.10.19 |

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A Field of Mines and Hope

3.10.19 | Hala Amhaz

On a sunny day in August 2017, Fadi and two of his friends decided to go for a hike. Without knowing, they entered a minefield.

Dogs that save lives: the process of including mine detection dogs in humanitarian demining and their contribution to land release in Colombia

29.08.19 |

Dogs vs. landmines in Colombia: Given the need to provide communities with cleared and safe land as fast as possible, efficiency is key to perform effective and timely land release. Therefore, since Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) began its work in Mine Action in the 1990’s, the organization has always sought new resources and skills for the detection of antipersonnel mines or other explosive devices found on the ground. As part of this search, NPA included Mine Detection Dogs (MDD) on its humanitarian demining toolbox. And, since their inclusion, dogs became an essential part of the organization.

Norwegian People’s Aid: Response to Refute Allegations Carried in Zimbabwean Newspaper ‘Sunday News’

30.07.19 |

Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) has noticed with concern the false mention of funding to Youth Empowerment and Transformation Trust (YETT) carried in an online article by the ‘Sunday News’ on 28 July 2019.  Norwegian People’s Aid distances its self from this false allegation and fabrication. NPA is not in a funding relationship with YETT and neither does NPA fund political activities.

Avoiding the Bombs in their Backyard

25.06.19 | Hala Amhaz

Until NPA Mine Risk Education team visited, Saddam and his family had relied on God for safety. They live in a village in South Lebanon contaminated with unexploded bombs.

Call for Tender: Cross-cutting evaluation of NPA programmes - “Civil Society Organisations influence political decision making”

4.06.19 |

Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) is a non-governmental organisation with roots in the Norwegian labour movement. NPA supports processes to enhance equitable distribution of power and resources through mobilisation, popular participation and collective organisation. 

Oslo Conference on Ending Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Humanitarian Crises

24.05.19 |

Joint Civil Society Statement, Oslo, 23 May 2019.

"I found my vocation"

16.05.19 | Arianna Orozco

Meet Colombia’s first female Mine Detection Dog leader