To Walk the Earth in Safety (2015)

Date: 2015 Description: 2015 To Walk the Earth in Safety - State Dept Image

For more than two decades, the United States has been at the forefront of international efforts to reduce the worldwide threat to civilians from landmines, unexploded ordnance (UXO), and other conventional weapons of war. Just 15 years ago, landmines and other explosive remnants of war killed or injured nearly 10,000 men, women, and children every year—more than 25 every day. Thanks to the concerted efforts of the United States, partner nations, international nongovernmental organizations, and host nations, that figure has now dropped by more than 60%. The 14th edition of To Walk the Earth in Safety documents the United States’ efforts to combat these threats, the progress we have made, and the work still to be done. More»

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General Information

A Message From Assistant Secretary Puneet Talwar
The United States' Commitment to Conventional Weapons Destruction
FY2014 Grantees
Commonly Used Acronyms and Abbreviations
Conventional Weapons Destruction Funding

U.S. Government Interagency Partners

U.S. Agency for International Development's Leahy War Victims Fund
Department of Defense Humanitarian Demining Research and Development Program
Department of Defense Humanitarian Demining Training Center
The Interagency MANPADS Task Force

Implementation Tools and Fora

Management of Residual ERW (MORE)
The Senior Managers' Course in ERW and Mine Action
U.S. Quick Reaction Force (QRF)
Underwater Survey and Clearance of Explosive Ordnance

Improving Lives Through the U.S. Conventional Weapons Program

Africa: Supporting Survivors
East Asia and Pacific: Empowering Women for Safer Communities
South and Central Asia: Clearing the Way for a Safe Return
Europe: Making Home Safe
Middle East and North Africa: Learning to Recognize the Threat
Western Hemisphere: Finding a New Future

Africa

Africa
Angola
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mozambique
Somalia
South Sudan
Zimbabwe
Great Lakes Region
Sahel Region
Other U.S. Support

East Asia and Pacific

East Asia and Pacific
Burma
Cambodia
Laos
Marshall Islands
Palau
Solomon Islands
Vietnam
Regional Support
Other U.S. Support

South and Central Asia

South and Central Asia
Afghanistan
Kyrgyzstan
Sri Lanka
Tajikistan
Other U.S. Support

Europe

Europe
Albania
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Georgia
Serbia
Ukraine
Regional Support
Other U.S. Support

Middle East and North Africa

Middle East and North Africa
Iraq
Lebanon
Libya
Syria
Yemen
Palestinian Territories

Western Hemisphere

Western Hemisphere
Colombia
Honduras
Regional Support
Other U.S. Support