oa Arms Control : Africa - Mozambique : the Lasting Landmines Legacy

Volume 2002, Issue 2
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Extracted from text ... ""collect, record and analyse information on the location of known or suspected mines areas throughout the country, and to provide an overview of their social and economic impacts"". It found that virtually every part of Mozambique experiences negative social and economic consequences from landmines and unexploded ordinance (UXO) contamination; that some 791 communities were landmine-affected and 1374 communities lived in what have become known as ""Suspected Mined Areas"" (SMA). In addition, the Survey results showed that: n Landmines continue to affect all 10 provinces; n 9% of the population is directly affected by mines; n Landmine incidents continue to occur ..

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