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These graphics and others discouraging civilians from touching explosive hazards were widely disseminated in northern Iraq via Facebook ads as part of the first phase of this digital risk education project. Messages also included contact information for local authorities. (Graphic courtesy of MAG)

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future