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France Protecting Civilians impacted by Explosive Ordnance in Iraq

France Renews its Commitment to Protecting Civilians impacted by Explosive Ordnance in Iraq The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes an additional contribution of EUR 480,000 (approximately USD 550,000) from the Crisis and Support Center of the French ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs that will support life-saving mine action activities in Iraq. Activities […]

Germany provides Additional Contribution to UNMAS in Iraq

The Federal Republic of Germany Provides Additional Contribution to UNMAS in Support of the Mine Action Sector in Iraq The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of USD 5.7 million from the Federal Republic of Germany for residential area clearance in support of stabilization initiatives and post-conflict returns in […]

Belgium supports De-Mining Activities in Iraq

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of EUR 1.5 million (approximately USD 1.69 million) from the Government of Belgium to support the Government of Iraq in protecting civilians impacted by explosive ordnance and enabling humanitarian action, socio-economic development, and peace-building. The legacy of successive conflicts - the recent […]

Sweden Renews Support for De-Mining in Iraq

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes the contribution of SEK 50 million (approximately USD 5.7 million) from the Government of Sweden, which will support the Government of Iraq with humanitarian, socio-economic, and reconstruction efforts while protecting vulnerable civilians from the threat posed by explosive ordnance. Due to successive conflicts in Iraq from 1980 […]

Suppliers chosen for UNMAS Contracts in Iraq

By John Lee. Two companies have won contracts with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the provision of equipment to UNMAS in Iraq: Lot 1 - Adalk Co Ltd, for the supply of Head Torch, Dragon Light, Digital Camera, Voice Recorder and Hand Torch: Contract value $20,000 Lot 2 - Alfarez for […]

Belgium Provides Additional $1.8m for UNMAS Iraq

Belgium Provides Additional USD 1.8 Million for UNMAS Activities in Iraq The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of EUR 1.5 million (approximately USD 1.8 million) from the Government of Belgium that will play a pivotal role in supporting the Government of Iraq to assist those impacted by explosive […]

Baghdad Firm to Guard UNMAS Office

By John Lee. Baghdad-based Al Sajer For Guarding And Security Services has won a contract with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the provision of security guard services for the UNMAS office in Baghdad. The contract is valued at $108,414. (Source: UNGM)

UAE Firm to supply Drones to UNMAS Iraq

By John Lee. UAE-based Intertech FZC has won a contract with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the supply of drones for UNMAS Iraq The contract is valued at $39,200. (Source: UNGM)

UN awards Contracts for Ordnance Disposal Kit

By John Lee. The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) has awarded four contracts for the supply and delivery of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), Night Vision Monocular and Detonator Box for UNMAS Iraq: Lot 1 - Hook and Line: NIC Instruments Ltd. Contract worth $66,551; Lot 2 - De-mining Equipment: Alfarez for General Contracts […]

Belgium, Italy, Slovakia Contribute to De-Mining in Iraq

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) is continuing its life-saving work in Iraq. UNMAS is grateful for the support it received from three generous donors. The Governments of Belgium (USD 1.6 million), Italy (USD 784,000) and the Slovak Republic (USD 18,750), donated more than USD 2.4 million to ensure that explosive hazard management, training […]

Germany gives another $2.2m for Explosive Hazard Mgt

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of EUR 2 million (approximately USD 2.2 million) from the Federal Republic of Germany for the survey and clearance of explosive hazards in support of humanitarian and stabilization initiatives. The conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in […]