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A Day with Afghan Deminers
 
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United Nations - In Afghanistan, approximately 185 million square meters of land have been contaminated by mines and explosive remnants of war. Each year, they maim and claim the lives of thousands of people in the country. Watch a day in the life of Afghan deminers who safeguard people from accidents, while risking their own lives. Video from UNMAS (Producers: Christian Lamontagne and Sylvain Braun (PVP)) UN in Action: Episode #1552 Script (Pdf): http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/unia1552escript.pdf
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A Day in the Life of Afghan Deminers
 
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21st Century Episode 128 Anti-personnel mines are designed to kill and maim and that’s exactly what they continue to do in Afghanistan. We spend a day with a deminer – risking his own life to keep others safe. Produced by UNTV
Views: 769 United Nations
In Afghanistan, clearing landmines to save lives
 
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Afghanistan is home to the world’s largest landmine removal program, but as special correspondent Jennifer Glasse reports, mine agencies have done little to clear the explosives -- and casualties are mounting.
Views: 1608 PBS NewsHour
Jeremy Renner in Afghanistan with the United Nations (UNMAS)
 
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The actor Jeremy Renner visited Afghanistan to shine a light on the efforts of the United Nations to remove landmines from the war-scarred country. Mr. Renner toured UN demining projects in Kabul, Bamyan and Bagram, took part in a mine risk education session with high school students, spoke with survivors of explosions and even ventured onto a minefield. Afghanistan remains plagued by mines and explosive remnants of war, despite the ongoing efforts of the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) and the Mine Action Coordination Centre of Afghanistan (MACCA), as a result of decades of conflict. Mr. Renner said he saw first-hand the benefits of the UN's activities, particularly in former minefields where farmers are now growing wheat, potatoes or other crops. "I'm a man of action and that's why I like what the United Nations is doing here, action -- mine action. We are not just talking about it, but taking action to solve this problem," he said. "I'm here to be educated and then educate people about an issue that can be solved with the proper levels of funding." UNMAS is located in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions. UNMAS website: http://www.mineaction.org/
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A Deminer's Story – Mine Action in Afghanistan
 
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In mid-2015 a film company asked UNMAS headquarters if there was any country programmes who would support the production of a television show on dangerous jobs. They wanted to profile the work and life of a deminer. We submitted a proposal and were fortunate to be selected. We assisted the production company and its director and photographer: Sylvain Braun and Christian Lamontagne. And they have produced a special version of their television show just for us. It is 24 minutes long but here uploaded a shortened version, 6 minutes only. The film portrays the reality that demining is more than just a job. It is as much a service to the nation as that of police and soldiers. And, as you will see, just as dangerous.
A Deminer's Story – Mine Action in Afghanistan
 
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In mid-2015 a film company asked UNMAS headquarters if there was any country programmes who would support the production of a television show on dangerous jobs. They wanted to profile the work and life of a deminer. We submitted a proposal and were fortunate to be selected.
Demining Cambodia: The Best Man For The Job Are Actually Giant Rats | NBC News
 
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In Cambodia the government is working to demine rural areas of the country, but instead of using metal detector, they are using giants rats trained to smell TNT. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you will find clips from NBC Nightly News, Meet The Press, and original digital videos. Subscribe to our channel for news stories, technology, politics, health, entertainment, science, business, and exclusive NBC investigations. Connect with NBC News Online! Visit NBCNews.Com: http://nbcnews.to/ReadNBC Find NBC News on Facebook: http://nbcnews.to/LikeNBC Follow NBC News on Twitter: http://nbcnews.to/FollowNBC Follow NBC News on Google+: http://nbcnews.to/PlusNBC Follow NBC News on Instagram: http://nbcnews.to/InstaNBC Follow NBC News on Pinterest: http://nbcnews.to/PinNBC Demining Cambodia: The Best Man For The Job Are Actually Giant Rats | NBC News
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Demining and Bomb Disposal in Somalia
 
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United Nations - Years of armed conflict in Somalia has resulted in its land being contaminated by death traps on the ground, such as unexploded ordnance and other life threatening devices. The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), with funding from the Japanese Government, is assisting the Somali people in reducing these menaces of war. (Video courtesy of UNMAS. Producer: Alex Pritz)
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Stepping into a minefield: enemies beneath the ground (NATO in Afghanistan)
 
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In Afghanistan, mines are quite literally everywhere. Along with other explosive remnants of war or ERWs, they are responsible for the serious injury or death of more than 30 Afghan civilians every month. NATOChannel ventures to Parwan Province in central Afghanistan to meet the men whose job it is to unearth and destroy an enemy that lies beneath the ground.
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GWT: WRAP Mine clearing operation in abandoned Iraqi positions
 
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1. Various of Kurdish fighters standing on the road 2. Kurdish fighter looks at Iraqi positions through binoculars 3. Various of distant Iraqi military emplacements 4. Sign in a field 5. Man produces explosive devices from a bag and takes them into the mine field 6. Various of Kurds lifting mines 7. Close-up of mine components 8. Close-up of anti-personnel mine, pans to man watching over cache of lifted mines 9. Fighters leave the mine field 10. Jeep with Kurdish soldiers drives past 11. Various explosions as the mines are detonated 12. Various of Kurds milling around abandoned Iraqi checkpoint 13. Kurdish fighters drive towards the frontline in a jeep 14. Coalition jets flies overhead 15. Smoke from airstrike in the distance 16. Jets flies overhead 17. More explosions on the horizon STORYLINE: Without firing a shot, Kurdish militiamen moved closer on Saturday to the key prize of the north - Kirkuk and its oil fields - after Iraqi forces staged a sudden withdrawal to possibly plug defences targeted by US airstrikes. Iraqi soldiers fell back at least 20 kilometres (12 miles) late on Friday to apparently regroup near Perdeh - also known as Altun Kupri - about 45 kilometres (27 miles) from Kirkuk, which is Iraq's No. 2 oil producing region. The United States has only about 12 hundred paratroopers and some special forces at its disposal in the Kurdish autonomous region - a force too small to directly challenge Saddam's military, although reinforcements and heavier firepower are expected. Several hours after the Iraqi pull-out Kurdish militiamen moved in to clear scores of land mines and check bunkers. Meanwhile US warplanes continued to attack targets in the direction of Kirkuk. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/8d83d2f645aa99951c6eea918470cbdb Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Humanitarian Demining
 
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U.S. servicemembers train Sri Lankan army to make country safer
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Dangers of demining on road to Bagram Airport
 
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1. Long shot of road from Kabul to Bagram airbase and two de-mining workers walking along it 2. Mid shot of demining workers 3. Various of men de-mining along road 4. Close shot of machine used to detect mines 5. Mid shot of man looking for mines 6. Close shot of worker at side of road de-mining 7. Wide shot of road then controlled explosion occurs 8. Mid shot of smoke rising from explosion 9. Workers at side of road in ditch 10. SOUNDBITE: (English) Ramatullah (sic - no surname given), Service Supervisor, Halo Trust "We want to continue our job to find and collect this type of mine - or other types or other bombs. We will continue our work." 11. Close shot of remains of victim 12. Close shot of blood on ground 13. Long shot of men lying on road trying to retrieve body 14. Mid shot of men trying to retrieve body 15. Body getting carried away on stretcher 16. Blanket being put over body 17. Long shot of road and men in protective clothing walking along street STORYLINE: De-mining teams in Afghanistan are undertaking the dangerous task of trying to de-mine a stretch of road between the capital, Kabul and the Northern town of Bagram. These men are working with the Halo Trust - a British-funded mine clearance organisation. There are approximately 3-hundred de-miners working on the four kilometre stretch of road. The organisation believes there could be up to 10-thousand mines in this area - which was the frontline during battles between the Northern Alliance and the Taliban. Fourteen teams - each with 22 members - have been working here for 10 days. They have so far exploded 12 mines - like the controlled explosion in these pictures. The Halo Trust says mines have been found in areas that were formerly controlled by both the Taliban and the Northern Alliance. According to the organisation, the mines are mainly Iranian, Italian and Pakistan-made - and some of them are booby trapped. Many of the mines are placed next to bombs on the roadside. During the de-mining operation, one man died when he stood on an undiscovered mine. An A-P-T-N camera crew filmed rescue teams as they managed to recover his body, by carefully pulling it away from the area. The bombs are on the edge of the road, as near as 10 cms from the edge. Just over ten percent of Afghanistan is reportedly contaminated by mines - one of the worst affected in the world. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/8a93c24d6c027c96725653c3ca2e004d Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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PrimeTech PT-300 D:Mine for humanitarian demining operations in South Sudan
 
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MAG (Mine Advisory Group) – a Non-Profit Organization for mine clearance strives to create safe environments by reducing the threat and impact of landmines and explosive remnants of war throughout South Sudan. For this purpose they have chosen a PrimeTech PT-300 D:Mine: – a multi-purpose tracked carrier providing maximum flexibility for the user, especially in the challenging environment of South Sudan. The whole region is in fact characterised by hard ground conditions during the dry season and dense vegetation after the rainy season.
Views: 582 PrimeTech Division
Money Talks: Landmine clearing in Afghanistan
 
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Digging up landmines is one of the world's most dangerous jobs. But that is not the only threat faced by the people who clear explosives. Mobin Nasir reports and our Editor at Large Craig Copetas joins us from Paris. Subscribe: http://trt.world/subscribe Livestream: http://trt.world/ytlive Facebook: http://trt.world/facebook Twitter: http://trt.world/twitter Instagram: http://trt.world/instagram Visit our website: http://trt.world
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Zimbabwean demining team working to clear islands of mines left after 1982 conflict
 
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SHOTLIST 1. Wide of members of Zimbabwean demining team walking through clearance area, sign reading (English) "Danger Mines" on barbed wire fence in foreground 2. Member of Zimbabwean demining team working using specialised detector 3. Close of team supervisor, Michael Madziva 4. Member of Zimbabwean demining team using specialised detector at suspected mine location 5. Close of mine in ground 6. Madziva communicating mine location on walkie talkie 7. Demining project Operations Manager, Phillimon Gonamombe (right) and representative from British Foreign Office, Guy Marot (left), walking past clearance area 8. Various shots of men at demining operations site 9. SOUNDBITE (English): Phillimon Gonamombe, Operations Manager, BACTEC Demining Team: "I am very much proud because this is humanitarian. We want to help the people. People not to be injured because we know, after years, kids would like to walk everywhere. Maybe some of the people who would have got the histories of these areas, would be gone. So we want to remove the threat from the community." 10. Tilt from members of demining team to sign reading in (English) "Danger Mines" on barbed wire fence 11. Wide of men struggling to walk through muddy terrain 12. Wide of men walking into team shelter 13. Tilt down of project parameters listed on white board inside shelter 14. Various shots of Marot displaying a collection of mines 15. Tilt up of names of team members accompanied by their blood types 16. SOUNDBITE (English): Guy Marot, British Foreign Office Representative: "Many of the chaps here have actually just come from Afghanistan to do this particular contract. They are an extremely experienced bunch of guys. At the end of the day, you want real experts to actually do this, particularly sort of difficult job." 17. Demining team member in suit putting on protective mask 18. Wide of team member lifting barbed wire and walking into clearance area 19. Various shots of men working in clearance area STORYLINE A group of demining specialists from Zimbabwe are working to return land and security to the Falkland islands residents almost 31 years after the conflict with Argentina. 20-thousand landmines were left behind after Britain and Argentina fought a war over the islands in 1982. Vast swathes of land are cordoned off, yet to be cleared of the bombs. While some five-thousand landmines have been accounted for since the war ended, the work of clearing land-mined areas continues. The Zimbabwe team is made up of 36 specialists, all of whom are working for British company BACTEC International, and this is their third tour on the Islands clearing mines. The team has been focused on clearing the Sapper Hill site for three months. The once popular picnic spot for Stanley residents has remained unvisited for 30 years, cordoned off by barbed wire and "Danger Mines" signs. Armed with specialist mine detectors and protective clothing, the team scour the windswept landscape searching for bombs. Sometimes they are hampered by the terrain, with the long wet grass affecting the ability of the detectors to find mines that are buried deep in the earth. The team's operations manager, Phillimon Gonamombe, said he was proud to be involved in such humanitarian work. "We want to remove the threat from the community," he said. The team are searching for a variety of land mines across a huge area and everything has to be carefully documented inside the makeshift office inside a shipping container. "They are an extremely experienced bunch of guys," said British Foreign Office Representative Guy Marot. "At the end of the day, you want real experts to actually do this, particularly sort of difficult job," added Marot. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/eb94858de61b342e6570084f0c6762c7 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
Views: 493 AP Archive
Iraq: Embedded with French special forces in Mosul
 
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Subscribe to France 24 now : http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN In the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the army is receiving aerial and tactical support from US forces - but also from French troops. This report from our colleagues at France 2 follows French special forces - some of them demining experts - who are helping both Iraqi and Kurdish fighters in their bid to retake the city from the Islamic State group. Visit our website : http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel : http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter : https://twitter.com/France24_en
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United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS)
 
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United Nations, New York, 28 May 2010 - The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) works towards a world free from the threat of landmines and explosive remnants of war, including cluster bombs. Watch UNMAS 101 the new promotional video narrated by the Academy Award nominated star of "The Hurt Locker", Jeremy Renner." UNMAS website: http://www.mineaction.org/
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MaximsNewsNetwork: AFGHANISTAN: LANDMINE AWARENESS DAY (UNAMA)
 
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MaximsNewsNetwork: 05 April 2010 - UNAMA: Afghanistan - Dozens of de-miners wearing blue uniforms and face-protecting helmets commemorated the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action with local, United Nations and United States officials in Afghanistan today (4 April). More than 10,000 deminers and associated staff work in Afghanistan implementing the UN-supported the Mine Action Programme of Afghanistan (MAPA); about 40 Afghans a month are now injured or killed by mines, about one quarter the number for 2002. De Mistura, who was involved with clearing areas of mines for the return of Afghan refugees when he worked in the country 22 years ago, noted that since then, more than 15,000 minefields and battlefields, have been cleared, and millions of Afghans have received mine risk education throughout the country. He told the crowd gathered at the compound of the Organization for Mine Clearance and Afghan Rehabilitation (OMAR) that Afghanistan is no longer a problem but is an example when it came to the clearance of mines. De Mistura joined Abdul Martin Adrak, general director of the Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority, United States Ambassador Karl Eikenberry and Canadian Ambassador William Crosbie in saluting deminers and other mine action staff at the ceremony. One of the Afghan deminers who works for OMAR said that despite the dangers of the job, it is his honor to do it to save the lives of our people from mines. Five demining implementing partners were represented at the event: Afghanistan Technical Consultants, Mine Clearance and Planning Agency, HALO Trust, the Demining Agency for Afghanistan and OMAR. These organizations have removed hundreds of thousands of landmines and millions of other explosive remnants of war, helping some 1,370 Afghan communities to be declared mine-free. ................................................................................................................ ( UNITED NATIONS TELEVISION: UNTV ) ........................................................................................................................................ MaximsNewsNetwork: News Network for the United Nations and the International Community. See: http://www.MaximsNews.com. "GIVING POWER & RESONANCE TO THE VOICE OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY" ................................................................................................................................
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Finance squeeze hits Afghan mine clearers
 
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(20 Jun 2017) Afghans who scratch out a living by removing some of the country's countless land mines have long had to contend with rugged terrain, accidental explosions and the threat of kidnapping. These days however they also face the added risk of being laid off. A financial crisis in recent years has forced the country to cut back on efforts to remove explosives left over from decades of conflict - buried bombs that kill and maim dozens of people every month and render precious farming and grazing land unusable. The HALO Trust Organisation, which has been carrying out mine-clearing efforts since 1988, has had to lay off 1,000 de-miners, and now employs just 2,400 Afghans. Over the same three years, the Taliban have widened their reach and an Islamic State group affiliate has risen in the east. Aid agencies have been forced to scale back operations, and funding has dried up as they scramble to address crises in other parts of the world. Afghanistan remains one of the most heavily mined countries in the world, with millions of people living within 500 metres (yards) of a minefield, according to Farid Ahmad Homayoun, HALO's Afghanistan country director. Wali Mohammad, a 32-year-old de-miner, spends long hours roaming the mountains south of Kabul, looking for mines left over from the Soviet occupation in the 1980s. Like other de-miners, he wears a protective helmet and visor as well as gloves to protect his hands from snakes and scorpions. The painstaking work pays 300 US dollars a month, barely enough to support his wife and eight children, who live as refugees in neighbouring Pakistan. At least 90 de-miners have been killed and more than 120 wounded since 2010, according to government figures. Another 720 have been kidnapped, though all but seven were later freed through military operations or tribal negotiations. Around 140 people, mostly women and children, are killed or wounded by land mines or roadside bombs every month, according to the government, said Wais Ahmad Barmak, the state minister for disaster management and humanitarian affairs, which oversees mine removal. A far bigger threat, for many, is another round of layoffs. Some 5,000 de-miners have been let go since 2014, when the US and NATO formally concluded their combat mission and switched to a support and counterterrorism role. The government has set the ambitious goal of clearing all the country's known minefields by 2023, but that looks increasingly unattainable, especially since armed groups are actively planting new roadside bombs. The shortage of funding and manpower will have a "huge impact" on the government's ability to reach its target, said Barmak. Gul Hassan, a 25-year-old de-miner, says he had to accept the difficult job to support his four children. He is still haunted by an accident a year ago, when a blast tore off his co-worker's hands. But he takes pride in his work, which allows impoverished communities to reclaim much-needed land. "When any of my countrymen can live freely and without fear it makes me proud," he said. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/814b859d91d4c2ede312bf153db9f938 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Three Afghans killed during mine clearance
 
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1. People running along road towards scene of blast 2. Mangled, smouldering wreckage of vehicle outside gates of Bagram Air Base 3. Afghani soldiers and police in road 4. Various of crowds gathered nearby 5. Wide of burnt out wreckage 6. Midshot of wreckage 7. Coalition soldier on guard 8. Smoking wreckage 9. Various of Coalition force and Afghan police 10. Ambulance going past STORYLINE: Three Afghans were killed and at least 17 injured on Sunday morning when two mines exploded during mine-clearing operations at Bagram Air Base, the US military headquarters in Afghanistan. According to initial reports, the first anti-personnel mine was tripped by a civilian contractor working for a Danish agency in clearing mines south of the airfield. An ambulance belonging to the agency hit another mine nearby as it was coming to his aid. According to a statement from the Public Affairs Office at Bagram, the dead and injured included mine-clearing workers and bystanders. The injured were being treated at the Spanish Hospital and the US Army Hospital, both on Bagram Air Base. No other details were immediately available. Afghanistan is one of the most heavily mined countries in the world. Coalition troops and civilian contractors have been working for months to clear the mines around Bagram, once a Russian base and a front line of fighting between the Taliban and the northern alliance. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/568af4e04eed74d1b89807f8c11defe6 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Mali - Mine Action is Humanitarian Action
 
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Since the outbreak of conflict in 2012, explosive hazards have presented a new threat in Mali. Civilians living in areas affected by explosive remnants of war (ERW) as a result of clashes, returnees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) have been exposed to potential loss of life and injury. UNMAS implements, supports and coordinates humanitarian mine action activities, which include survey, marking and clearance of prioritised dangerous areas, risk education on explosive threats and victim assistance.
UNMAS supporting the Government of Iraq with explosive hazard solutions
 
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UNMAS Iraq has played a vital role in enabling stabilization efforts and assisting humanitarian operations in Iraq since 2015. Produced by the UNMAS Programme in Iraq.
Weapons: Everything About Demining
 
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Ukraine Today presents episode six of the new documentary series on weapons. Meet Ukraine's brave landmine clearance teams, dealing with dangerous reminders of war. Watch previous episodes: Weapons: All about assault rifles - https://youtu.be/YsWSDC8-WEk Weapons: All about made-in-Ukraine tanks - https://youtu.be/0e7hgz3j6Xs Weapons: All about armoured fighting vehicles - https://youtu.be/1wDd1F_OmMI Weapons: Everything about Ukrainian sniper rifles - https://youtu.be/kMZLpkaz_Ak Weapons: Explore the world of explosives - https://youtu.be/VV71ZmCUJsE Check out our website: http://uatoday.tv Facebook: https://facebook.com/uatodaytv Twitter: https://twitter.com/uatodaytv
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NATO in Afghanistan - French doctors save girl's life
 
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French military medics have saved the life of a ten year old Afghan girl who was shot in the head following a battle with the Taliban. The incident happened at her home in Tagab, in Kapisa Province north of Kabul. NATO Homepage: http://www.nato.int
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How the National Afghan Trucking System Supports Coalition Forces
 
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The National Afghan Trucking system provides a secure and reliable means of distributing reconstruction material, security equipment, fuel, miscellaneous dry cargo, and life support assets to and from Forward Operating Bases (FOBs) and Distribution Sites throughout Afghanistan.
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NATO in Afghanistan - Selecting Afghan Special Forces
 
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Wading three kilometres through a cold, muddy river, more than two hundred Afghan Commandos have been put through their paces trying to compete to be a member of the Special Forces. The men have had to undergo a grueling three day selection process at a camp on the outskirts of Kabul. ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ SUBSCRIBE to this channel http://bit.ly/NATOsubscribe SUBSCRIBE to NATO News http://bit.ly/NATONewsSubscribe SUBSCRIBE to NATO History http://bit.ly/NATOHistorySubscribe Connect with NATO online: Visit the Official NATO Homepage: http://bit.ly/NATOhomepage Find NATO on FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/NATOfacebook Follow @NATO on TWITTER: http://bit.ly/NATOtwitter Follow NATO on Instagram: http://bit.ly/NATOinstagram Find NATO on Google+: http://bit.ly/NATOgoogleplus Find NATO on LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/NATOlinkedin Find NATO on Flickr: http://bit.ly/NATOflickr #NATO #Afghanistan #SpecialForces
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Minesweeping In Cambodia
 
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There are around two million landmines in Cambodia that continue to pose a threat to rural populations. Sky's Tom Rayner meets the people working to clear these mines and the families living and working surrounded by mines. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/Sky-News-for-iPad/id422583124 iPhone https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB
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HALO's work in Afghanistan
 
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Afghanistan is one of the most mine-affected countries in the world, with estimates of up to 640,000 land mines laid since 1979. HALO began operating in Afghanistan in 1988 and now employ 2,400 Afghans. Our mission in Afghanistan is to save lives and prevent injury through the clearance of contaminated land and the removal of unexploded ordnance. Over the past 20 years that HALO has been working in Afghanistan, almost 80% of all recorded mine and UXO contaminated land in Afghanistan has been cleared. Much progress has been made, though the remaining 570 square kilometres of minefield means there is still some way to go to help Afghanistan meet its obligation to ensure clearance of all recorded hazards by 2023. In this video, HALO calls upon donors to help make a mine-free Afghanistan a reality. Support HALO's life-saving work by donating and subscribing to our pages: Donate: https://www.halotrust.org/support-us/... Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/TheHALOTrust Learn more: https://www.halotrust.org/
Sniper at OP Mace in Afghanistan
 
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American drone platoon helping Iraqi forces liberate Mosul
 
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German mine-detector dogs trained for mission
 
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Kabul 1. Various shots of Mine Detection and Dog Centre in Kabul 2. Various shots of dogs training with their handlers 3. Various shots of a dog and handler searching out and uncovering a dummy mine 4. De-mining expert with dummy mine 5. Close shot dummy mine with dog in background 5. Setup shot for Mario Boer, Head of Mine Detection and Dog Centre 6. SOUNDBITE (German) Mario Boer, Kabul Mine Detection and Dog Centre: "We can produce puppies ourselves, we can select the right ones according to their capabilities for the job we do here in conditions we have here in Afghanistan. We need fifty to sixty puppies this year because we have a lot over-aged dogs now" 7.Various of dogs and their trainers 8. SOUNDBITE (English) Jowad Ahmad, dog trainer: "We start the training when (the dogs) are two month old and the first stage of training is called 'socialisation training.' This stage takes about six months. We familiarise the dog with the people, environment and transportation system and everything around the dog. After this stage of training we have 'basic ball training' - in this stage we make the dog search for a (flavoured) rubber ball and we introduce the rubber ball to the dog as a playing tool or toy for the dog. This stage also takes six to eight months, after that we have 'explosives training' which takes four to six months" Near Bagram airport, 30 kilometers north of Kabul 9. Various shots of trained dogs with de-mining teams searching for land mines and unexploded ordnance STORYLINE: A programme in Kabul to train specialists and search dogs to find and disarm millions of deadly landmines strewn around the war-torn country has been expanded as Afghanistan settles into a kind of peace. Twenty years of war, first between the Soviet Union forces and the Mujahaddin resistance, and later between the Mujahaddin and the Taliban, have left Afghanistan strewn with land mines and unexploded ammunition. There are currently 87 dogs undergoing training at the Mine Detection and Dog Centre in Kabul, sponsored by the German and Japanese governments. About 200 dogs from the centre are already in the field, working with de-mining teams around the country. Each dog spends 18 months in various stages of training for the job, starting before dawn to spare the dogs the heat of the Afghan summer. The dogs, mostly german and belgian shepherds, are descendants of the first of their breeds that were brought from Germany about eight years ago. Initially, experienced dogs were brought from Europe, but they found their new home confusing and unsettling. Now the centre breeds its own puppies so its dogs are familiar with the conditions in Afghanistan. Specialists say there some 50 different types of land mines to be found in Afghanistan. Dogs are trained to recognise TNT (tri-nitro toluene), an explosive commonly found in most land mines. The dogs are trained to move carefully around dangerous areas, and few of the animals have been harmed in the work. Once they detect the smell of TNT, the dogs are trained to sit next to spot as a signal to a team of human deminers to identify and defuse the device. Working in pairs with their handlers, dogs can comb an area to determine if it is finally clear from mines and safe to be declared "mine free," Specialists say that, used correctly, "dog approval" is safer than other means of demining an area of land.. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/d258c382eb8c6b201b121a90eb5806d0 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Soft Occupation. Investigating America’s influence on German politics
 
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Investigative journalist Jurij Kofner is a German citizen. To question the extent to which his country’s policy decisions are influenced by America’s agenda, he explores Germany’s post-war history to understand how relations with the US were formed. He also looks into the dynamics of the two countries’ cooperation under the umbrella of NATO. Today, America’s largest permanent military operation outside the US is in Germany. The American government uses Ramstein as a base for its controversial drone operations. Local citizens, who question the legitimacy of the arrangement, discover they have no say in what some foreign powers can do in their own country. In 2013 it emerged that the German chancellor and other politicians had been spied on by American Intelligence. The phone tapping scandal damaged trust between the countries and raised questions about whether theirs was truly a relationship between equal partners. Jurij Kofner meets politicians, independent journalists and other independent experts; they all suggest that America’s meddling in Germany’s affairs didn’t end at just tapping phone lines. According to some, American NGOs wield influence over German media by offering journalists “grants” in return for writing articles that steer readers towards sympathy with American interests. There’s also a US-funded youth education programme that allegedly seeks to indoctrinate Germany’s young people with a US-friendly agenda. More films about politics: https://rtd.rt.com/tags/politics/ SUBSCRIBE TO RTD Channel to get documentaries firsthand! http://bit.ly/1MgFbVy FOLLOW US RTD WEBSITE: https://RTD.rt.com/ RTD ON TWITTER: http://twitter.com/RT_DOC RTD ON FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/RTDocumentary RTD ON DAILYMOTION http://www.dailymotion.com/rt_doc RTD ON INSTAGRAM https://www.instagram.com/rtd_documentary_channel/ RTD LIVE https://rtd.rt.com/on-air/
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Cambodia's Female Demining Teams Clear Their Country of War's Remnants
 
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Clearing Cambodia of its deadly land mines was long considered a man's job, but now, women deminers of Cambodia are entering the field to help prevent further tragedies. The mines were laid by successive governments during 30 years of war, primarily along the border with Thailand, to stop the return of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime which had committed genocide on its own people. The Halo Trust recruits all-female demining teams to clear the land and make it safe again. A film by Didem Tali
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Kandahar farmers looking for job in poppy field in Helmand- VOA
 
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د آشنا تلویزیون د یوتیوب د چینل یوځاې شئ او د ورځنیو مهمو خبري پیښو تر څنگ په سلگونو نورې په زړه پورې او د نندارې وړ کلتوري ورزشي ویدیوگانې وگورئ. د آشنا تلویزیون خبرونه د ویبسایت، فیسبوک، تویتر او انستگرام له لارې هم لیدلای شئ: VOA Afghanistan Ashna TV in Dari brings you top news from Afghanistan and around the world, and US features and interviews Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/voatvashna Twitter: https://twitter.com/ashnatv Instagram: https://instagram.com/voaashnatv
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CAMBODIA: ESTIMATED NINE MILLION LANDMINES LIE UNDISCOVERED
 
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English/Khmer/Nat An estimated nine (m) million mines lie undiscovered in Cambodia - one for every person - and every month hundreds of new victims are killed or severely injured. The disabled victims are usually forced to beg to earn a living. But in a radical attempt to remove the menace and give the victims a decent living, a British mine-clearing charity has recruited 56 amputees to help in its work. This man is preparing to blow up the same type of mine that blew his leg off. Now fitted with a prosthesis, he's back in the minefield - working to rid Cambodia of a modern scourge. All of these men and women have lost legs from land mines. Now they're learning to make the most of their skills at the Mines Advisory Group training centre. The British charity is teaching them to neutralise the very weapons that caused their injuries. From a population of nine (m) million, it is estimated that one in every 236 people has lost a limb. Working with the M-A-G not only gives these individuals a living, it helps to clear the land so that others can work on it - without fear. SOUNDBITE: "Unfortunately being an amputee here means it's very difficult to have gainful employment to support family. So we have given them that. The wider issue is that they want the land cleared. When the newly injured wake up to discover they have lost a limb, they face bleak odds. Most Cambodians refuse to employ amputees, believing their injuries to be karma for a bad past life. International aid projects like this prosthesis factory try to employ as many as possible. Now the hiring of amputees to destroy mines takes rehabilitation one step further. SUPER CAPTION: Russ Bedford, Mines Advisory Group This man is waking up in hospital to find he has lost his leg - another mine victim. Anti-personnel mines aren't designed to kill, they are designed to seriously injure - most victims lose legs or arms or are blinded. But despite their injuries many are desperate to undertake skilled work again. And demining is one of the most skilled jobs of all. Thousands of amputees applied to join the course, eager to escape the miserable future which most mine victims face in Cambodia. SOUNDBITE: (Khmer) "I know what it feels like to step on a mine. It's so very painful and hard to see your leg gone. The poor hard life of an amputee forces me to do this job." SUPER CAPTION: Or Loun, De-mining worker A Cambodian soldier earns just 17 U-S dollars per month. Those who are selected and pass the training course will earn 10 times that amount. Both men and women can be de-miners. Mom Sok Phay was a medical assistant who hit a mine while picking vegetables. SOUNDBITE: (Khmer) "It's not a strange job, as most women work hard in the paddy fields. We work as hard as men. So we can do the same with mines." SUPER CAPTION: Mom Sok Phay, De-mining worker It's stressful work. Mines have to identified, marked and either deactivated or blown up with explosives. One false move could be fatal. But with meticulous training, M-A-G say the dangers of demining can be minimised. SOUNDBITE: "Of course its a difficult job, but the risks can be properly assessed and if the rules are followed the risk is minimised." SUPER CAPTION: Russ Bedford, Mines Advisory Group Officials at M-A-G say they will monitor the amputee deminers to ensure the project is not putting them at any higher risk than the rest of the team. But so far the project is a success - and the victims of Cambodia's mines are turning the tables on their enemy. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/64d06e1fc4db92a7f28addff489fd5cd Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UNIFIL and UNMAS hail partnership in de-mining in south Lebanon
 
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The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) today highlighted the achievements realized together in south Lebanon while vowing to continue the dangerous but life-saving undertaking of clearing landmines. In his remarks at a ceremony marking the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action in the UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura, UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary hailed mine action activities conducted jointly with UNMAS and Lebanon Mine Action Center (LMAC). He added that UNIFIL de-miners to date have cleared over 4,300 square metres of land and safely removed and destroyed 800 anti-personnel mines within its 1,060 square kilometre area of operation (AO) in south Lebanon. He also highlighted the benefits of the mine risk education given to over 1,500 children in the last year, saving lives and increasing the level of engagement between UNIFIL and the people of Lebanon. “These efforts conducted in partnership with our Lebanese colleagues is a demonstration of our commitment to creating a safer environment for the people of south Lebanon,” said Major General Beary. “Landmines and other explosive remnants of war not only endanger the lives of UNIFIL personnel, but also of local populations throughout the AO.” He especially praised the work done by UNIFIL’s core de-mining teams from Cambodia and China. “I wish to publicly acknowledge their professionalism and courage as they set about this work,” he said. Despite progress, the UNIFIL head added, there are approximately 1,000 minefields along the Blue Line. Some of them are located in close proximity to UN positions. He said the “insidious menace of landmines” should be addressed by continuing to work together. “It is a huge imperative for us to keep working to try an ensure that we make south Lebanon, and other parts of the world safer through the work of UNMAS and in this mission UNIFIL,” he added. Major General Beary also read out the message of UN Secretary-General António Guterres on this year’s International Mine Awareness Day, which is observed globally under the theme “Advancing Protection, Peace and Development.” On 8 December 2005, the UN General Assembly declared that 4 April of each year shall be observed as the International Mine Awareness Day, calling on Member States to enhance national mine-action capacities in countries where mines and explosive remnants of war constitute a serious threat. Addressing today’s ceremony in Naqoura, UNMAS Acting Programme Manager for Lebanon, Sarah Holland, praised the partnership forged in south Lebanon with UNIFIL, LMAC and local community leaders in both clearing landmines and educating the communities. “As we commemorate Mine Awareness Day, we are proud of the achievements that we have realized together, and bravely acknowledge the task that lies before us,” she said. “Today, let us recommit ourselves to striving for peace and stability here in South Lebanon; and for an environment that is free of landmines and other explosive remnants of war.” At today’s event, UNMAS and UNIFIL de-miners also displayed a simulation of mine clearance activities involving robots and other de-mining equipment. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Article: Tilak Pokharel Video camera & edit: Aoibheann O’Sullivan & Mohamad Hamze Music: Calling Instrumental by Dexter Britain Translators: Hanady Younes & Adib Al-Moussa Stills: Mohamad Hamze & Pascual Gorriz -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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US Marines Demining ISIS Rockets on Al-Asad Airbase in Iraq
 
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US Marines Demining ISIS Rockets on Al-Asad Airbase in Iraq A group of US Marines stationed in Iraq on the Al Asad airbase, demining with explosive the remain of unexploded little explosive shell from what it look like a cluster bomb rocket (maybe a Egyptian Sakr 122mm cargo rockets stolen from Syrian army ammo stock) after an ISIS rocket attack on US army (US marines) position. US military ground force in Iraq are just here for supervising the Iraqi army as part of the operation inherent resolve, they are not officially involved in combat with ISIS. The demining or mine clearance is the process of removing both landmines and naval mines from an area, while the term minesweeping describes the act of mine detection. There are two different types of mine detection and clearance: military and humanitarian. Among the areas of active combat, the term "demining" is preferably used. The priority for demining in a zone of active combat to speed the process rather than the accuracy is granted. Once the military activity has been reduced, usually it changes the focus to get a deeper demining, and the term "clearance" is used more often. Minesweepers use many tools in order to accomplish their task. Among these tools they have historically included many trained animals such as dogs and rats, but more frequently in the modern world minesweepers rely on metal detectors or vehicles with a wide variety of coupled power tools. There are or have been developed other methods for the detection of mines, including the use of trained marine mammals, bacteria, noise, and other more exotic methods. A cluster munition, also known bomb munitions (cluster bombs) and rocket munitions, is a container carrying many other explosive projectiles, smaller in size, say "bomblets". This ammunition "anti-material" or "anti-personnel" can treat large areas by requiring less ammunition than conventional ammunition.
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afghan trucking
 
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afghan trucking
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Mine clearance in Columbian forest
 
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Clearing the mines laid by drug traffickers and FARC guerrillas is a crucial job for the Colombian army. It's a painstaking process to make an area safe, but vital if army personnel are to avoid the threat of serious injury or death from improvised explosive devices which are often set as revenge for clearing the land of coca plants. The BBC's Frank Gardner went with Colombian troops to see how they clear mines on the border with Ecuador.
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MaximsNewsNetwork: AFGHANISTAN: ROADS & RECONSTRUCTION (UNAMA)
 
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MaximsNewsNetwork: 18 December 2009 - UNAMA: Afghanistan - Afghanistans road system, damaged by decades of war and a serious impediment to economic growth, faces reconstruction and rehabilitation. Without critical infrastructure such as road system, many of Afghanistans provinces are cut off from access to vital services such as education and healthcare. Today, the Afghan government works with the World Bank and UN Office for Partnerships (UNOPS) to build roads through its National Rural Access Program (NRAP). This programme recruits locals to build and rehabilitate thousands of kilometers of roads linking rural areas to city centers. Mohammad Rasol, a local road construction worker, says that a trip to Kabul from the countrys central highlands often takes days on foot and road. Now with a new road, the trip will be cut by half. SOUNDBITE (Dari) Mohammad Rasol, Afghan Road Construction Worker: We are very happy with the work being done here. Also we appreciate the Governments initiative. When the construction of this road ends, the journey time to Kabul will be cut by half which means one and half day. According to UNOPS, the benefits of the programme are countless. A new road system will improve accessibility, open rural businesses up for regional and national markets and lead to better allocation of resources, technology transfer and higher productivity. SOUNDBITE (English) Sayeed Khan Ahmadzai, Road Engineer, UN Office for Partnerships (UNOPS): The main aim of NRAP is to enhance womens security and also the economic growth of the community by the around access in the year to provide facilities and access to health services. The programme is also creating jobs and has, so far, generated over 12 million labour days for the locals. Zalmai, another road construction worker, is grateful that through the programmet he is able to find work and feed his family. SOUNDBITE (Dari) Zalmai, Afghan Road Construction Worker: I am working now at the first part of this road from Matak to Bameyan. I am happy to have this opportunity to earn some money to feed my family and therefore I thank the government for this project. The ongoing road construction that links the central provinces such as Bamiyan is expected to end this year. Next year, the programme will include the rehabilitation of roads across Afghanistans northern region. So far over 9,000 kilometers of roads have been constructed or rehabilitated connecting rural Afghanistan in all 34 provinces. ................... (United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan: UNAMA) .......... ..................... MaximsNewsNetwork: News Network for the United Nations and the International Community. See: http://www.MaximsNews.com. "GIVING POWER & RESONANCE TO THE VOICE OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY" ............... .
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Efforts to de-mine country and rehabilitate victims
 
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Near Kabul 1. Pan from road to de-miner from British-registered charity The Halo Trust 2. Close up de-miner 3. Close up digging around mine in ground 4. Pan from road to de-mining 5. Close up de-miner's face 6. Mine embedded in ground 7. De-miners standing 8. Road where demining is taking place 9. De-miners behind wall 10. Controlled explosion at roadside 11. Smoke from controlled explosion 12. De-miner digging in earth 13. De-miner at roadside 14. SOUNDBITE: (English) De-miner, Halo Trust: (OVER CUTAWAYS) "As you see here one of our deminers found here a large ammunition which maybe connected with anti-personnel or anti-tank mine with this cord. You can see it joined an anti-tank or anti-personnel mine with large ammunition like this. This is 122 millimetres and this is 100 millimetres ammunition." 15. De-miners walking along road 16. Various jeep driving to site of controlled explosion 17. Various ammunition before controlled explosion 18. Various controlled explosion expert wiring up ammunition 19. Ammunition 20. Controlled explosion expert on walkie talkie 21. Explosion takes place in valley Kabul 22. SOUNDBITE: (English) Nigel Robinson, Halo Trust: "This is a PMN mine. We find tens of thousands of these here in Afghanistan. It's Russian manufactured, but it has been bought and sold around the world by many different nations. It's anti-personnel. It would normally cause an amputation in adult, but a child stepping on this would have very little chance of survival. It would probably kill a child." 23. Exterior International Committee of the Red Cross's (ICRC) Orthopaedic Hospital in Afghan capital 24. Various ICRC staff with prosthetics 25. Prosthetics on shelf 26. Various hospital staff working on prosthetics 27. Hospital staff and children 28. Girl with prosthetic leg leaning on crutches 29. Little girl with prosthetic legs walking 30. Various interior hospital with landmine victims 31. SOUNDBITE: (English) Caroline Douilliez, International Committee Red Cross (ICRC): "The situation at the orthopaedic centre is quite a complete one. It doesn't mean you're only equipping people with artificial limbs and rehabilitation and showing them how to walk again. It's more than that, it's showing them that there's life even when you're disabled. The fact that the International Red Cross hires a lot of disabled people to work in the centres, to make the prosthese and to carry out rehabilitation with the patients, it's a great thing for the patients because it shows them that even without legs you can still work, you have a job, you can do things and that life is not finished." 32. Man putting on prostheses 33. Patients on hospital veranda STORYLINE: Afghanistan is probably the most mined country in the world. Estimates say that up to 640-thousand mines have been laid since 1979. The Halo Trust is a non-political, non-religious British-registered charity that specialises in the removal of the debris of war. The charity employs more than 1-thousand Afghan deminers. Operations extend from Kabul and the surrounding districts, north through the Shonali valley and the Salang Pass, through the proximities of Baghlam, Kunduz, Samangan and Balkh. By far the most common anti-personnel mines in Afghanistan are the Russian PMN-2s. These mines account for the majority of deaths in the country. SOUNDBITE: (English) Nigel Robinson, Halo Trust (OVER CUTAWAYS) Here in Pulecharkhi, east of Kabul, a team headed by a Halo Trust Afghan disposal deminers takes place. A quantity of mines, bombs and rockets are disposed of here. Charges and plastic explosives are placed around the munition and a controlled detonation takes place. SOUNDBITE: (English) Caroline Douilliez, ICRC You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e0b849e4221a71be8b6bc185abeef407 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
Views: 904 AP Archive
Very brave and professional mine clearing
 
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Yemeni UN backed troops show very interesting way to disarm land mines
Russian helicopters & warplanes annihilate ISIS targets: Unique combat footage from Palmyra op
 
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The Russian Defense Ministry has released footage of airstrikes delivered by Russian combat helicopters and warplanes on Islamic State forces during the operation in Palmyra. http://on.rt.com/78ox RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT Listen to us on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rttv RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.
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Clearing Roads of IED's
 
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Marine Corps and Army engineers and explosive ordnance disposal technicians are working together to clear frequently traveled routes in Afghanistan's Helmand province. Lance Cpl. A.J. Lugo introduces us to one platoon working together to make travel safer in the region.
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American soldier goes on a deadly rampage in Afghanistan and kills at least 16 people
 
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The US soldier went house to house, Door-to-door shooting innocent Afghani's. He killed at least 16 (some sources report 50). 11th March 2012. Follow me @taotst on twitter.
Views: 2605 theageofthesacredter

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