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Civilian Humanitarian Demining Officially Begins in Colombia

18 September 2013, Colombia

Colombia: Civilian humanitarian demining has officially begun in Colombia. Deminers employed by The HALO Trust, an implementing partner of UNMAS, started work in Southeast Antioquia on Wednesday evening, 18th September 2013.

UNMAS will continue to promote the development of humanitarian mine action in Colombia with an aim to increase the capacity of the sector so that the needs of mine-affected communities can be met.