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Lesson Plan: Landmines

Students will identify the physical and emotional challenges that people face after they have been affected by a landmine. Students will study the efforts by the international community to eliminate the use of landmines.

What Is A Landmine

What Is A Landmine? Landmines are small, buried explosives that are designed to maim both machinery and people. Although there are approximately 600 different types of landmines, they can be divided into two main categories—anti-tank and antipersonnel mines.

What is a landmine?

LANDMINE FACT SHEET The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) was launched in 1992: • to ban the use, production, stockpiling and transfer of anti-personnel mines • for countries to sign the Mine Ban Treaty (Ottawa Convention) that came into place in 1997 • to increase resources ...

Effect of soil moisture on landmine detection using Ground ...

Effect of soil moisture on landmine detection using Ground Penetration Radar Timothy Miller a, Brian Borchers b, Jan M. H. Hendrickx a, Sung-Ho Hong

An Efficient Detection and Classification Method for Landmine ...

An Efficient Detection and Classification Method for Landmine Types Based on IR Images Using Neural Network A. Mahmoud and H. Farouk Abstract:---Infrared Image characteristics have some

Landmines, Boobytraps, and Firing Devices

Consider an emplaced landmine armed and remove remotely. Do not cut/pull a taut wire; never pull a slack one. Take cover before pulling a mine and wait for at least 60 seconds.

LANDMINE VICTIM ASSISTANCE IN INTEGRATED MINE ACTION IN CAMBODIA

CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 3 PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE RESEARCH 5 SITUATION ANALYSIS 6 ANALYSIS OF EXISTING PROGRAMS AND POLICIES 10 CURRENT PROGRAM APPROACHES 15 CONCLUSIONS 16 RECOMMENDATIONS 17 ANNEX 1 Extract from "Mine Action Programmes from a development-oriented point of view (The Bad Honnef ...

Alternative anti-personnelmines

The legalframework: Geneva Conventions and landmine treaties Internationalhumanitarian law, also known asthe laws ofwar, placeslimitson how warscan be waged, ...

Landmine Impact Survey

PROJECT ABSTRACT The Landmine Impact Survey report summarizes the results of a socioeconomic survey of the effects of landmines and unexploded ordnances (UXO) on communities in Afghanistan.

Buried Landmine Detection with SERS

A PPLICATION S UMMARY Buried Landmine Detection with SERS Introduction As of 1999, the only artificial systems employed by the U.S. military for the detection of buried landmines were metal detectors. 1 Al-though these detectors can sense as little as 0.5 grams of metal, and thus maintain a high ...