10-04-2019 09:20

Official start of Mine Free Sarajevo 2020 project

tl_files/mddc/Press Conference.JPGStart of the implementation of „Mine Free Sarajevo 2020“ project was officially announced on April 4th when the world's attention was focused on the problem of landmines. In beautiful premises of the Sarajevo City Hall, hosted by the Mayor of Sarajevo Mr. Abdulah Skaka, the Press conference was held to inform the public on the official start of the project. In the introductory speech the Ambassador of the United States of America in Bosnia and Herzegovina, His Excellency Eric Nelson, stated this is the largest donation of the USA Government to a specific demining project in the last 10 years. 

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26-12-2018 14:03

MDDC participated in declaring Municipality Ilidža Free of Mines

tl_files/minigalerija/IMG_3953.JPGIn the period 2000 – 2018 , municipality of Ilidža have completely released over 17 million square meters of land from mines and other explosive remnants of war. Mine Detection Dog Center has realized the last three land release projects, including Mitrići, Zoranovici and Vela projects, and together with the donors who have contributed to the great success of Ilidža municipality, have celebrated the Mine Free Municipality. 

 

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25-06-2018 09:01

Official handover in Busovača marks the completion of demining project

tl_files/minigalerija/Busovaca3.jpgMine Detection Dog Center in Bosnia and Herzegovina - MDDC have successfully completed the demining project in the area of Busovača - Kula Krčevina municipality, size 42.138 square meters. The project was funded by the US State Department through the Marshall Legacy Institute. Demining activities began in May and on June 19, 2018 the the cleared areas was handed over to local authorities and to the population for use

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29-03-2018 07:59

Start of the Land Release Project Petrovići Olovo

tl_files/galerija/Petrovici 2.jpgOperations on the Land Release project Petrovići in Olovo municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina have started March 10, 2018. This is one of the most recent projects that are being implemented by the Mine Detection Dog Center in Bosnia and Herzegovina (MDDC). The total size of the area that will be released for productive use through this project is 2.426.437 m2.

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28-03-2018 07:34

CHAMPS teams met with PM/WRA official

On March 16, 2018 Ethan Rinks, EUR Program Manager from U.S. Department of State Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement and representatives of US Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina were able to experience the effects of another important project implemented by the Mine Detection Dog Center and funded by US State Department – CHAMPS Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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22-03-2018 13:23

Continuation of Land Release project Zoranovići

Mine Detection Dog Center in Bosnia and Herzegovina continued with activities on Land Release task in municipality Ilidža, that started In October 2017. This project is funded by the Municipality Ilidža through ITF Enhancing Human Security and the total area that will be released for use is 2.950.000 square meters.tl_files/galerija/manual deminer in field in BH.JPG

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04-01-2018 12:54

MDDC in 2017

In 2017 Mine Detection Dog Center has implemented many different projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina and abroad. We bring most important facts and activities in the year behing us, that involve mine clearance and land release activities, training of service dogs, mine risk education and mine victims assistance. Majority of those projects were funded by the US State Department, but also by some local authorities like Municipality Ilidža who has funded land release activities from their own budget. MDDC continues to improve safety and quality of life for people through CHAMPS project Bosnia and Herzegovina.  

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01-02-2017 08:43

MDDC delivered explosive detection dogs to Lebanon

tl_files/slike vijesti/dog searching vehicle in Lebanon.jpgMine Detection Dog Center completed the training of three explosive detection dogs (EDD) for Lebanon Mine Action Center - LMAC. MDDC trainer is conducting the integration training of three new EDDs in Lebanon with their handlers from LMAC. Once the new EDD teams are fully integrated, they will be handed over to LMAC and they will significantly improve their capacities and be valuable asset in their future work.

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08-11-2016 09:01

Completion of Land Release Project in Ilidža

tl_files/novosti/Ilidza ceremony.jpgMine Detection Dog Center in Bosnia and Herzegovina successfully implemented the Land Release Project in Ilidža, where total of 2.039.000 square meters of mine suspected land has been released for safe use, benefiting not only the population of Ilidža municipality, but also entire Bosnia and Herzegovina. 

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01-07-2016 11:04

Continuation of the CHAMPS project in BH

tl_files/galerija/mddc/CHAMPS kids at Bauerfeind prosthetic.jpgProject CHAMPS - Children Against Mines in Bosnia and Herzegovina is implemented in partnership with Marshall Legacy Institute since November 2014, and continues to June 2017. Project is funded by the US State Department (PM/WRA) and private US donors, and involves school children from Bosnia and Herzegovina and USA.

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