ONE UN for AFGHANISTAN

UNMAS

UNMAS

Category:UN Agencies

The United Nations Mine Action Service is a section of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations and serves as the United Nations focal point for mine action. Mine action plays a unique role in bridging the sectors of security, peacebuilding, stabilization and humanitarian and development affairs.

UNMAS advocates for and provides mine clearance, mine risk education and victim assistance activities in partnerships with local and international organizations, and supports the Government’s national ownership of mine action coordination in Afghanistan. http://www.mineaction.org/programmes/afghanistan