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  • v. Present participle of demine.

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Examples

  • You've seen of course the JTF today, out at the excavation site, but we're also working with the Vietnamese in military-to-military activities in a very genuine and trustful way in the demining, which is another event later today at which you will be able to participate in.

    Press Briefing By Ambassador Douglas Pete Peterson

  • MARK MALLOCH BROWN. U.N. DEVELOPMEN. PROGRAM: In the first year or so, the great bulk of activity will be in the, will be repairing infrastructure rather than rebuilding it, support into communities, work on critical, immediate issues such as demining, reintegration of refugees and returnees into communities.

    CNN Transcript Dec 1, 2001

  • The proposed budget also includes increases of more than 10 percent for international disaster assistance (from 350 million dollars to 880 million dollars) and other humanitarian activities, such as demining programmes and aid for refugees overseas, drawing praise from Samuel Worthington, the president of InterAction, a coalition of nearly 180 non-governmental relief and development groups.

    IPS Inter Press Service

  • Mr Abhisit said that Thailand could extend help in areas such as demining while the Thai private sector is also showing an interest in investing in Sri Lanka.

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  • He refers to a ‘culture of deprivation’, which anyone familiar to the term, is used to blame the individuals for their problems, demining them as depraved and unable to conduct proper lives for themselves.

    Chris Grayling – stop blaming the individual and form some real structural policy… « My Liberal Democrat Political Ramblings…

  • To help address this, Australia is also providing $20 million over the next four years to help alleviate the harmful effects of mines and explosive remnants of war in Afghanistan, including in Oruzgan province, through demining, mine risk education and victim assistance programs.

    Statement on Afghanistan

  • Madam Deputy Speaker, demining is an essential first step to allow people to return home and rebuild their lives and their communities.

    Ministerial Statement on Sri Lanka - Statement by Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs

  • For this reason, Australia has already announced its commitment to provide up to $20 million for demining over the next five years to ensure that the northern part of Sri Lanka can be made safe for resettlement.

    Ministerial Statement on Sri Lanka - Statement by Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs

  • Indeed, not only DFID is using private security contractors for the protection of its personnel and assets abroad and to run demining programmes: it has also hired private consultants and trainers to implement some of its police reform programmes.

    David Isenberg: When the U.S., U.K. and France All Do It

  • Back in Tyre, he did odd jobs, and ended up making rent as a mine spotter for BACTEC, a British explosive ordnance disposal and land mine clearance company that was hired as a subcontractor by the UN-coordinated demining effort after Israel pulled out in 2000.

    A Privilege to Die

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