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Danish Demining Group in Nigeria

Location: Nigeria


Type: NGO

DDG have delivered emergency mine/ERW risk education, particularly focused on IDPs in highly affected areas. This work began in October 2015 and now covers, high-risk areas in Adamawa state, Borno state and are hoping to expand this into Yobe in late 2016.

Other efforts DDG hope to achieve in Nigeria include: carrying out IED risk assessments, develop risk education materials and strategies aimed at IDPs as well as humanitarian workers.

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.