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A demining technician at work in the Grdy Sakal minefield in Kasnazan in the northern Iraqi governorate of Erbil. Landmine surveys and clearance operations funded by the Oil-for-Food Programme have enabled thousands of Iraqis in three northern governorates to re-establish farming and grazing lands and restore vital infrastructure.
PHOTO: Sonia Dumont - UNOHCI/OIP Oil-for-Food Programme (March 2003)

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A demining technician at work in the Grdy Sakal minefield in Kasnazan in the northern Iraqi governorate of Erbil. Landmine surveys and clearance operations funded by the Oil-for-Food Programme have enabled thousands of Iraqis in three northern governorates to re-establish farming and grazing lands and restore vital infrastructure.
PHOTO: Sonia Dumont - UNOHCI/OIP Oil-for-Food Programme (March 2003)

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Puppet shows are used to reinforce mine risk education for young children and communities. This programme in the village of Shekhan in Erbil governorate is conducted by the Kurdistan Organization for Mine Awareness with support from UNOPS.
PHOTO: Munir Khorani - UNOHCI/OIP Information Office, Oil-for-Food Programme (March 2003)
Landmine victim at the Diana Prosthetic Centre in Erbil, northern Iraq. The Victim Assistance project is supported by UNOPS with funding through the Oil-for-Food Programme.
PHOTO: Sonia Dumont - UNOHCI/OIP Oil-for-Food Programme (March 2003)
A minefield in Choman, in the northern governorate of Erbil
PHOTO: UNOHCI/Oil-for Food (October 2001)
Northern Iraq: A bomb-protected flailing machine beats the ground to detonate landmines and other unexploded ordnance that might lurk below the surface. Mine-free land has been handed back to landowners for agricultural and other civilian use.

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Northern Iraq: Probing the ground for landmines and other unexploded ordnance. Mine-free land has been handed back to landowners for agricultural and other civilian use. Northern Iraq: A nurse dresses the wounds of an amputee. Northern Iraq: Child landmine victim Northern Iraq: A nurse fits a prostheses for a landmine victim.

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Northern Iraq: Dogs are among the options used to detect unexploded landmines. They are trained to sniff out explosives which experts then deactivate and remove. Northern Iraq: Dogs are among the options used to detect unexploded landmines. They are trained to sniff out explosives which experts then deactivate and remove. Northern Iraq: Dogs are among the options used to detect unexploded landmines. They are trained to sniff out explosives which experts then deactivate and remove.

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