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Handicap International in Algeria

Location: Algeria

Type: NGO


Handicap International is deeply involved in efforts to improve the lives of those with disabilities in Algeria. As part of its multi-faceted work in the country, Handicap International’s work has included Mine Victim Assistance -improving the quality and sustainability of national landmines victim assistance services.

This work had a particular focus on rehabilitation services and these efforts across the country will also support victims of IED violence. There work will also have improved the lives for IED survivors in many other many, such as social inclusion, rights and reintegration.

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.