On 8 December, 10 explosive remnants of war items that had been identified for destruction by NPA in Az Zubayr District, Basra Governorate, Iraq, were stolen from the worksite.
Reem (28) works as a deminer for NPA. For the past months she has been working with search and clearance of buildings after the Islamic State in al-Kalah, Iraq.
Clearing Iraq free from the improvised landmines left behind by the terrorist organisation the Islamic State, is one of the most dangerous tasks NPA has ever taken on.
On Thursday 30 September 2021, a deminer from Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) died in a tragic demining accident in Iraq.
NPA clears improvised minefields in Albuhayat village, Anbar Governorate, Iraq.
In Iraq, many female deminers meet resistance from family, friends and male colleagues.
For minorities to be able to enjoy equal rights and participate in decision-making, an important place to start is providing education in their mother tongue.