Mine-Free Mozambique Possible

Citizens of Mozambique barely had a chance to catch their breath following the country’s decade-long battle for independence from Portugal in 1975

Citizens of Mozambique barely had a chance to catch their breath following the country’s decade-long battle for independence from Portugal in 1975, before they were thrown into 15 years of civil war.
 
Peace was formally declared in 1992, but not before an estimated one million people had lost their lives in the fighting, and a further five million had been displaced.
 
As Mozambicans battled subsequent crises, such as flood and famine, they also had to face the deadly legacy of the civil war in the form of landmines, laid by all sides to defend strategic towns, as well as key power and transport sites.
 
To read the article titled, “Mine-free Mozambique,” click here.

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