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close this bookICRC Activities in Rwanda: 1993 - 6 April 2000 (International Committee of the Red Cross , 230 p.)
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Landmines in Africa

1 May 1997

RWANDA

The problem

Population size

7.75 million [1]

Estimated no. of mines

250,000 [2]

Estimated no. of mines per inhabitant

0.03

Estimated no. of amputees

-

Estimated ratio of amputees to total population

-

Typical incidents [3]

AFP: 02.10.95: Gikondo: Four children and nine other people injured in a mi(...) Gikondo. The explosion occurred in Rwandan capital when a group of ch(...) playing.
ICRC: 10.05.96: Kareba: A civilian, in the forest, had his leg torn off by mine.

ICRC activities

ICRC surgical activities

ICRC hospital in Kigali in 1994. Swiss and German Red Cross Hospital from 1995 to 1997; ICRC-run project.

ICRC rehabilitation programmes

ICRC present since 1996 (Gatagara)


National State policy on landmines

Supports a global ban

-

National prohibition on production

-

Destruction of national stockpiles

-

National prohibition on use

-

Adhered to CCW [4]

-

Member Ottawa Group

-

1. World Bank Atlas 1996

2. United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs, Demining Database (March 1997)

3. ICRC Mines Incidents Database

4. 1980 UN Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, including Protocol II as amended.