Mozambique is declared free of landmines

What a great story of hope! Mozambique is set to declare itself the first heavily mined country in the world to be cleared of all known minefields. In 1997 people thought Mozambique would take a hundred years to demine, but  it has been accomplished in less than 30. The key was the commitment of the government having a clear plan, doing it one area at a time, and the generosity of donors.

Read more here – http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/sep/17/last-known-landmine-mozambique-destroyed

 

 

 

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