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Kobani, a city of rubble and explosive devices

Two weeks after its report on the impact of explosive weapons in Syria, Handicap International releases a brief focussing on the alarming contamination by unexploded weapons in Kobani. Four months of ground fighting, in addition to U.S.-led coalition air strikes, destroyed almost 80% of the city’s buildings and left an average of 10 pieces of […]

SYRIA: a time bomb in the making

Handicap International released on May 12th its report called “The Use of Explosive Weapons in Syria: a Time Bomb in the Making” warning of the high degree of weapons contamination in Syria which puts the life of 5.1 million of Syrians –including 2 million children – at high risk. Handicap International calls on the parties […]

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