Since its inception back in 1989 MAG has been working to 'reclaim land contaminated with the debris of conflict.' .' Founder Rae McGrath was working in war-torn Afghanistan when he first witnessed the horror created by land mines
Besides being an economic barrier, land mines
are also an obvious but significant health risk.
The treaty called for the end to the development, stockpiling, transfer and use of land mines
. It also required nations that signed on to clear land mines
and assist victims.
Human rights advocates applauded the progress, but said the Obama administration should immediately commit to a ban and begin destroying its stockpile, while Republicans accused the president of disregarding military leaders who wanted to maintain land mines
in the U.S.
| TUNIS, April 29 (KUNA) -- Three Tunisian servicemen were injured in land mines
' explosions in southwest of the country on Monday, defense ministry spokesman said.
Why hasn't the government helped us by removing land mines
so that we can return?
In implementing the family of scatterable mines, the primary responsibility for the deployment of land mines
has shifted away from the engineer and toward a combined arms team that includes field artillery, combat aviation, and the U.S.
Egypt estimates that millions of land mines
were planted on its northern coast and on the Sinai Peninsula during War World II and its wars with Israel.
The book tells of his fifteen years performing surgery in Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia, Somalia, Eritrea, Cambodia, and other places, on victims of land mines
and other products of our technological expertise.
The father of another amputee Sursely visited asked, "When did you step on the land mine
?" "In 1969," Sursely said.
"The problem is countries with the biggest land mine
problems can't afford to go out and spend $125,000 on a robot.
ASAE member Lal Kushwaha, a University of Saskatchewan engineering professor is closing in on the answers and his efforts could make the university a national center for land mine