printable banner

U.S. Department of State - Great Seal

U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

To Walk the Earth in Safety (2002)

The 4th edition of "To Walk the Earth in Safety: The United States Commitment to Humanitarian Demining" is the latest in a series of annual reports on the status, progress, and success of the U.S. Government's efforts to mitigate the threat of landmines around the world. This publication provides historical descriptions of the landmine problem in affected areas, describes the nature of U.S. mine action assistance to various countries, and highlights notable accomplishments since the program's inception.

In addition to the HTML-based files listed below, this report is also available in PDF format as a single file.

Table of Contents


Country Index


Overview of U.S. Humanitarian Demining Program

U.S. Demining Program Funding History (FY 1993-2002) (Chart)

Humanitarian Mine Action

Angola, Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia (northwest Somalia), Sudan, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Afghanistan, Cambodia, Laos, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, and Yugoslavia 

Latin America
Argentina, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Peru and Ecuador

The Middle East
Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, and Yemen

Appendix A: Quick Reaction Demining Force

Appendix B: Mine-Detection Dogs

Appendix C: Humanitarian Demining Technology Research and Development

Appendix D: Slovenian International Trust Fund for Demining and Victims Assistance


Do you already have an account on one of these sites? Click the logo to sign in and create your own customized State Department page. Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ!

OpenID is a service that allows you to sign in to many different websites using a single identity. Find out more about OpenID and how to get an OpenID-enabled account.