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Landmines


The War Surgeon

Dr Chris Giannou is a surgeon for the International Committee of the Red Cross. He writes about his experiences with victims of landmines. He has operated on people with landmine injuries in Somalia, Cambodia, Afghanistan, Burundi and Chechnya. After this interview, he went work in the Sudan.

Landmine Fact Sheet

How many landmines are there? What will it cost to get rid of them? Who do landmines kill and injure? How do landmines affect the countries where they are?

A Look at Landmines

Pictures and descriptions of the five most common types of landmines.

Landmines Update

Banning landmines: A progress report

Updated facts and figures

Landmines Interactive quiz

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The NI Issue on Landmines

Link to the Landmine site


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