Removing Physical Barriers to Peace and Reconciliation

04 Apr 2012 8

Landmine and Ordnance clearance in Cyprus

2012 - This brochure informs about the impact mines had on the lives of Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots and advocates for the clearance of the remaining minefields for a mine free Cyprus. Coming at a time when demining operations in Cyprus are suspended, it describes the results achieved by both communities so far in terms of mines clearance.

 

 

 

 

Highlights

  • 27,000 land mines removed by the Buffer Zone
  • 81 minefields declared mine-free
  • 1,571,206 square metres of land released and return to its original use