Mine Clearance in Yemen [Archives:1997/51/Local News]

December 22 1997

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has allocated $25 million for mine clearance in Chad and Yemen. In Yemen, the United Nations’ Department of Humanitarian Affairs (DHA) and (UNDP) have provided assistance to destroy some 30,000 landmines out of an estimated 100,000. The UNDP resident representative in Yemen, Onder Yucer, said that UNDP planned to continue the work in 1998 by providing training and technical assistance.