Location: South Sudan
To address the threat of ERW in South Sudan, DanChurchAid (DCA) is deploying two Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams and a Risk Education (RE) team to remove deadly ERW and to deliver key messages about mines, ERW and safe behaviour.
The teams are made up of South Sudanese nationals, who work alongside DCA’s international technical staff to remove and destroy the ERW.
The Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) programme in South Sudan has joined the DCA regional office based in Juba in 2012 to contribute to providing a holistic approach to the humanitarian issues facing the country. Through this partnership, HMA will integrate its activities with those of the DCA regional office, and more broadly with our ACT Alliance partners in country.
This profile is part of AOAV’s investigation into counter-IED (C-IED) actors around the globe. To see the list of all C-IED actors recorded by AOAV, see here. To see those engaged in the Middle East, the Sahel, North Africa or other highly impacted countries please see here, here, here, and here respectively. This research was made possible by funding from the NATO Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Centre of Excellence (C-IED COE). To read the full report, ‘Addressing the threat posed by IEDs: National, Regional and Global Initiatives’, see here.
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