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4 April 2007 - Awareness campaign helps protect Colombian children from deadly landmines

Tape#: Colombia Landmine
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Mine victim Irma, 16, (right) talks with UNICEF Mina Action Officer Sharon Ball, at the entrance of a cemetery in the rural village of El Pato, Bajo Cauca, Antioquia, Colombia.

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Production date: March 2007

Duration: 2:41

Keywords: UNICEF, children, women, mind, landmine, UXO, Columbia, victim, war, conflict

Main shooting locations: Bajo Cauca & Antioquia, Columbia

Main sequences: Landmines and unexploded ordnance are a grave problem in Colombia, the country with the highest mine victim rate worldwide. Because of the long-standing civil conflict, lethal landmines lurk in many areas of the countryside, where 96 per cent of mine-related accidents take place. The UN has declared April 4th International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. 

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