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Norwegian People’s Aid in Mauritania

Location: Mauritania

Type: NGO

The Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) provided training to personnel from the PNDHD and from the Mauritanian Corps of Engineers in 2013.

They then assisted in their work to clear Nouadibou province. The Japanese Government provided funding for the equipment needed for the project  – other costs were covered by the governments of Norway and Germany.

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.