Angola : Demining field trip. 31 October to 2 November 2010

The Angola Field Group has been invited by Norwegian Peoples Aid (NPA) to get a firsthand look at demining out in the field. Slowly but surely no-go areas are being cleared in the countryside but demining and clearing explosive remnants of war, still remains a big challenge facing Angola. You can download two background info PDFs at the end of the original post – see link below.

We will ‘suit up’ and join an NPA demining team in Malange, the province where this NGO is based. They will show us how mines are cleared manually and mechanically and teach us all about mine action. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and we thank NPA for making this possible.  Full details……

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