Safety Information for Humanitarian Aid Workers

This page provides some basic information for humanitarian personnel operating in areas with the threat of explosive remnants of war.

For more information, and to request safety briefings, please contact UNMAS at

The below link provides information on how to recognize dangerous areas, how to avoid hazardous areas, and what emergency procedures should be followed. It’s a printable leaflet that can be given to humanitarian staff.

International Mine ERW Safety Leaflet South Sudan

Also visit  for the UNMAS Smartphone app, which aid workers can download to smartphones. It provides safety training, as well a feature to report explosive items founds.