Land Mines: Bomb Disposal:Written question - 232098

Asked by Dan Carden
(Liverpool, Walton)
Asked on: 13 March 2019
Department for International Development
Land Mines: Bomb Disposal
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans her Department has to ensure that its work on landmines will be updated to include appropriate responses to the rise in the global use of improvised explosive devices.
Answered by: Penny Mordaunt
Answered on: 18 March 2019

The DFID Global Mine Action Programme tackles the threat of landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) in 14 of the most heavily contaminated countries in the world, including those contaminated by abandoned improvised explosive devices. As set out in the UK’s policy document on mine action, ERW includes abandoned improvised explosive devices.

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