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Surveying in Cambodia with new method

2.10.12 | Tine Solberg Johansen

Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) is due to start surveying areas contaminated by cluster munitions in Cambodia, after an agreement was signed this week. A new survey method will be put to use.

Norwegian People’s Aid to clear south Serbia of cluster bombs

2.10.12 | Tine Solberg Johansen

Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) is due to start clearing unexploded cluster sub-munitions in Serbia, left after the NATO bombing campaign in 1999.

Rwanda to the polls for 74,000 neighbourhood leaders

2.10.12 | Tine Solberg Johansen

Neighbourhoods across Rwanda are to choose their leaders for the next six years. Norwegian People’s Aid advisor, Rannveig Lade, observes the election with a local partner.

Mourning as Zimbabwean colleague dies

2.10.12 | Tine Solberg Johansen

Programme manager in Zimbabwe Shingie Chimuriwo passed away this morning following a tragic car accident.

Budding farmers graduate in Yei

1.10.12 | Tine Solberg Johansen

55 students are ready for work in agro forestry, agronomy, horticulture, or become farmers after graduating from Norwegian People’s Aid’s Yei Agriculture Training Centre this week.

South Sudan threatened by land grab

1.10.12 | Tine Solberg Johansen

Four months before South Sudan becomes an independant nation nine percent of the country has been targeted by investors, a Norwegian People's Aid report reveals.

NPA finds cluster bomb first day at work in Serbia

1.10.12 | Tine Solberg Johansen

On their first working day in Serbia clearing unexploded cluster sub-munitions the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) team found an unexploded cluster bomb of the type BLU-97/AB.

Notorious businessman loses support in Honduras

1.10.12 | Tine Solberg Johansen

French energy giant EDF announced last week that it has canceled its agreement to purchase carbon credits from Miguel Facussé's Dinant Corporation, based in Honduras.

Destroyed weapons posing "high security threats to human lives"

1.10.12 | Tine Solberg Johansen

Norwegian People’s Aid has destroyed one stockpile comprising of 161 assorted ammunitions in Unity state, South Sudan.

Protect civilians from explosive weapons

1.10.12 | Tine Solberg Johansen

The International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW), support UN officials who spoke out at a Security Council meeting recently, and called for immediate action to prevent human suffering from explosive weapons in populated areas.