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The Mines Advisory Group (MAG) brings peace and safety to those living in fear of landmines.

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The machines clearing ISIS's deadly landmine legacy in Iraq - Iraq

Rebel Crusher, Orbit Screener and Large Loop Detector might sound like the names of space ships in a science fiction movie, but they are in fact some of the huge and impressive machines used in the Middle East to help clear landmines and unexploded bombs.

Twitter
06/03/2019
#MondayMotivation

With just a month to go on MAG's #HomeSafeHome appeal, let's look back at #TeamMAGnificent who took part in the #GreatManchesterRun to raise almost £2,000 to rebuild lives across the Middle East Before the race, everyone looked so happy and fresh faced...

Instagram
05/30/2019
Farhad has been with MAG for 5 months.

103 Likes, 3 Comments - MAG (Mines Advisory Group) (@minesadvisorygroup) on Instagram: "Farhad has been with MAG for 5 months. "After everything that has happened here - all the..."

Mines Advisory Group
05/30/2019
The machines clearing ISIS's deadly landmine legacy in Iraq

Rebel Crusher, Orbit Screener and Large Loop Detector might sound like the names of space ships in a science fiction movie, but they are in fact some of the huge and impressive machines used in the Middle East to help clear landmines and unexploded bombs.

Twitter
05/15/2019
#InternationalDayofFamilies

Donate to our #HomeSafeHome appeal here: https://t.co/hmzs6UuKif 🎥 This is Hassan's story ⤵️ https://t.co/HXBcQFzR6F

Twitter
Louise Rhind-Tutt on Twitter

The Mines Advisory Group has helped over 18 million people rebuild their lives after war - and all public donations to its Home Safe Home appeal before 4th July 2019 will be doubled by the UK government: https://t.co/gYxZPEtNpI @MAGsaveslives

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I Love MCR® on Twitter

The Mines Advisory Group has helped over 18 million people rebuild their lives after war https://t.co/encdVajNpY

Yorkshirepost
05/20/2019
Ripon man's role in managing deadly Isis landmine legacy

A Ripon man who travels to conflict zones around the world to help manage the deadly Isis landmine legacy, is appealing to the public for their support. Guy Petts works for landmine clearance charity, the Mines Advisory Group (MAG), and is urging people from across Ripon and the Harrogate district to support their Home Safe Home appeal to help families affected by landmines and unexploded bombs across the Middle East.

Yorkshirepost
05/30/2019
Meet the man charged with ridding war zones of landmines

Across the Middle East, thousands of landmines and unexploded bombs lie ready to maim and kill at any moment. They are often found in and around people's homes where children live and play. Every day, 20 people are killed or injured by landmines and unexploded bombs globally.

Harrogateadvertiser
05/20/2019
Ripon man's role in managing deadly Isis landmine legacy

A Ripon man who travels to conflict zones around the world to help manage the deadly Isis landmine legacy, is appealing to the public for their support. Guy Petts works for landmine clearance charity, the Mines Advisory Group (MAG), and is urging people from across Ripon and the Harrogate district to support their Home Safe Home appeal to help families affected by landmines and unexploded bombs across the Middle East.

Ripongazette
05/20/2019
Ripon man's role in managing deadly Isis landmine legacy

A Ripon man who travels to conflict zones around the world to help manage the deadly Isis landmine legacy, is appealing to the public for their support. Guy Petts works for landmine clearance charity, the Mines Advisory Group (MAG), and is urging people from across Ripon and the Harrogate district to support their Home Safe Home appeal to help families affected by landmines and unexploded bombs across the Middle East.

Manchester Evening News
04/27/2019
The Manchester dad who's spent decades clearing mines from war zones

After war, villagers often return home to find their homes littered with landmines. Photographer Sean Sutton has spent his life documenting the lives of people affected by those devastating weapons. The first time he saw a landmine explode was a moment he will never forget.

I Love Manchester (MCR)
05/03/2019
Nobel Prize-winning Manchester charity needs your help to destroy landmines and rebuild...

Twenty years ago, Diana, Princess of Wales walked next to a minefield in Angola to draw attention to the effect of unexploded landmines and bombs on some of the world's poorest people. In 2017, Prince Harry honoured his mother's promise to clear these indiscriminate killers and make a world free from landmines a reality, calling on ...

Northern Soul
04/08/2019
Photo gallery: Photographer Sean Sutton's work for landmine charity MAG

On International Landmine Awareness Day (April 4), landmine clearance charity Mines Advisory Group (MAG), which has its international HQ in Manchester, launched a Home Safe Home fundraising appeal to help families affected by landmines and unexploded bombs across the Middle East. Conflict in the Middle East has left landmine contamination on a scale not seen for decades.

Mumsnet
04/23/2019
Guest campaigns April 2019

Mumsnet regularly exchanges links and public support with charities and pressure groups in areas Mumsnetters are interested in. In April they featured MAG's #HomeSafeHome appeal on their homepage and campaigns page.

Twitter
Aidan Liddle on Twitter

This is a really brilliant initiative from @DFID_UK and @MAGsaveslives - the UK Government will match all donations to the #HomeSafeHome appeal until 4 July. Working together for #MineFree2025! #UKaidMatch https://t.co/OntYqvt6EH

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Nick Waters on Twitter

If you give money to @MAGsaveslives before 4th July the UK govt will *double* your donation. MAG finds and destroys mines and UXOs across the world, so you know this is a worthy cause. You may even get a lovely card from Tilly too!

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Matthew Rycroft on Twitter

Imagine not being able to walk safely near your family home for fear of landmines. Support @MAGsaveslives #HomeSafeHome appeal + #UKAidMatch will double your donation. Together we can help children to grow up in peace and safety. https://t.co/qO13NxTpO0

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DFID on Twitter

Every £ you donate to @MAGsaveslives #HomeSafeHome appeal before 4 July will be doubled by #UKAidMatch https://t.co/DxcbG17zaH

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DFID on Twitter

It has left me with a fundamental belief that aid works". Actor in @aprivatewar and @MAGsaveslives supporter Rosamund Pike on seeing "terrific" #UKaid-funded landmine clearance work in Lebanon. Every £ you donate to MAGs #HomeSafeHome appeal will be doubled by #UKAidMatch https://t.co/xWfsCYK55p

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Louise Rhind-Tutt on Twitter

The Mines Advisory Group has helped over 18 million people rebuild their lives after war - and all public donations to its Home Safe Home appeal before 4th July 2019 will be doubled by the UK government: https://t.co/gYxZPEtNpI @MAGsaveslives

Facebook
04/04/2019
MAG (Mines Advisory Group)

Donate to our #HomeSafeHome appeal today to help families living in fear across the Middle East. Until 4 July 2019 all donations will be DOUBLED by the UK government @DFID_UK. #UKAidMatch Learn...

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Beth Abbit on Twitter

Great to speak to @SEANSUT about his fascinating work with @MAGsaveslives clearing mines and photographing the aftermath of wars across the world https://t.co/VrBh1E7w0s

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MAG on Twitter

This Landmine Awareness Day we're launching our #HomeSafeHome appeal! Will you help families living with the fear of landmines & unexploded bombs across the Middle East? Until 4 July the UK government @DFID_UK will DOUBLE all donations! #UKAidMatch https://t.co/mJ3qC0dOTV https://t.co/cOYfwSG75T

Jane Cocking at Chatham House event alongside Prince Harry

The Telegraph
06/19/2019
The threat posed by landmines is far from over

MAG CEO Jane Cocking's letter to the editor on the need for more funding for Angola is the lead letter in the Telegraph, following the Chatham House event on Monday.

Yahoo
06/17/2019
Prince Harry Follows in Mom Princess Diana's Footsteps by Advocating for Clearing Landmines

Just like his mother did before him, Prince Harry is taking up the fight against landmines, calling it a humanitarian issue. At the height of Princess Diana 's campaign on the issue just before she died in 1997, she found herself in the firing line from some politicians who were angry at what they interpreted as her meddling in international political affairs.

PT Jornal
06/17/2019
Governo angolano investe milhões na remoção de minas terrestres na bacia do Okavango

O Governo angolano anunciou hoje o investimento de 60 milhões de dólares (54 milhões de euros) para a remoção de minas terrestres da bacia do rio Okavango, no âmbito de uma conferência em Londres. O financiamento, a aplicar num projeto da organização não-governamental britânica Halo Trust ao longo de cinco anos, destina-se a limpar 153...

allAfrica.com
06/17/2019
Angola: Mine Action in Angola - Clearing the Legacies of Conflict to Harness the Potential of Peace

Analysis - This publication draws on and updates the briefing note published following a meeting of the All- Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Angola on 26 April 2017. It also incorporates insights from a Chatham House Africa Programme conference session on the legacies of the Angolan Civil War, held on 23 March 2018; and draws on the Africa Programme's research into conservation-driven development models in Southern Africa.

Yahoo
06/17/2019
Prince Harry Follows in Mom Princess Diana's Footsteps by Advocating for Clearing Landmines

Just like his mother did before him, Prince Harry is taking up the fight against landmines, calling it a humanitarian issue. At the height of Princess Diana 's campaign on the issue just before she died in 1997, she found herself in the firing line from some politicians who were angry at what they interpreted as her meddling in international political affairs.

PEOPLE.com
06/17/2019
Prince Harry Follows in Mom Princess Diana's Footsteps by Advocating for Clearing Landmines

Just like his mother did before him, Prince Harry is taking up the fight against landmines, calling it a humanitarian issue. At the height of Princess Diana 's campaign on the issue just before she died in 1997, she found herself in the firing line from some politicians who were angry at what they interpreted as her meddling in international political affairs.

ca.hellomagazine.com
06/17/2019
Prince Harry follows in Princess Diana's footsteps as he calls for the removal of landmines

Prince Harry invoked his late mother Princess Diana 's memory when he made a passionate speech calling for governments to finally clear landmines on Monday (June 17). The Duke of Sussex spoke at think tank Chatham House's Mine Clearance, Conservation and Economic Development in Angola conference, and said not only do landmines have a negative impact on people, but they affect the environment and economy as well.

The Amed Post
06/17/2019
Prince Harry looks dapper as he visits Africa programme event - The Amed Post

The Duke of Sussex looked dapper in a navy suit as he arrived at Chatham House in London on Monday. Fresh from celebrating his first Father's Day to six-week-old son Archie, Prince Harry, 36, visited The Royal Institute of International Affairs for the Africa Programme event on 'Mine, Clearance, Conservation and Economic Development in Angola.'

Notícias ao Minuto
06/17/2019
Angola investe milhões a remover minas terrestres na bacia do Okavango

O financiamento, a aplicar num projeto da organização não-governamental britânica Halo Trust ao longo de cinco anos, destina-se a limpar 153 campos minados dentro dos parques naturais de Mavinga e Luengue-Luiana, na província de Cuando Cubango.

Nine
06/18/2019
Prince Harry follows in Diana's daring footsteps

It's no secret Prince Harry has inherited the heart of his late mother, Princess Diana. The Duke of Sussex and his wife Meghan are both dedicated to charity work, and later in the year are rumoured to be heading to Africa to work with their organisation, which helps children affected by HIV.

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Mail Online
11/22/2018
Root says cricket was put into perspective after Sri Lanka heroes

Joe Root went to meet a specialist team clearing unexploded mines in Sri Lanka England captain was joined by Jonny Bairstow, Olly Stone and Keaton Jennings They saw an area that has been made safe to rehouse families and build schools Root says the sobering experience helped him appreciate the life he has 'You are playing cricket', said Joe Root, 'and this is a handy reminder.'

The Independent
11/20/2018
England's cricketers pay humbling visit to Sri Lankan minefields

The last time England won a Test series in Sri Lanka, the country was still ravaged by a civil war that lasted 25 years, caused over 100,000 deaths and nearly one million islanders to be displaced. And this week the tourists got a reminder of how much works there still is to do in repairing the damage of that bloody conflict.

Daily Mirror
11/19/2018
England stars support Sri Lanka anti-landmine project after wrapping up series

Hours after England wrapped up a series win, their players were given a grim reminder of the devastating effects of war in Sri Lanka. Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Keaton Jennings and Ollie Stone travelled by Air Force helicopter to the north of the island to Periyamadu Village, in a region where a 26-year civil war had raged until 2009, and where unexploded landmines are a constant threat to life.

Mail Online
11/19/2018
Joe Root meets heroes on a mission to clear mines in Sri Lanka

Joe Root went to meet a specialist team clearing unexploded mines in Sri Lanka England captain was joined by Jonny Bairstow, Olly Stone and Keaton Jennings They saw an area that has been made safe to rehouse families and build schools Joe Root was among the England players who saw first hand on Monday the remarkable work being done to change lives in Sri Lanka after 26 years of devastating war.

England and Wales Cricket Board
11/20/2018
England players support anti-landmine project in Sri Lanka

Four players travelled to the north of the country to learn about the work taking place in the area to remove landmines from the 26-year civil war Four England players visited northern Sri Lanka this week to learn about the work being done to clear the area of landmines still affecting people in the area following the 26-year civil war.

The Times
11/22/2018
Trevor Bayliss: this feels like a different England era

One of the complexities in analysing Test cricket is to know how far a result reflects a trend. Given the nature and length of the five-day game, weaknesses are exposed brutally so that the margin of victory and defeat is often magnified.

BBC Sport
11/20/2018
Sri Lanka v England: Jonny Bairstow has not 'accepted' playing as specialist batsman

Sri Lanka v England: Third Test Venue: Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo Dates: 23-27 November Time: 04:30 GMT Coverage: Watch and listen to The Cricket Social and follow live text commentary on the BBC Sport website & app England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow says he has not accepted that his only way back into the Test team is as a specialist batsman.

Metro Newspaper UK
11/19/2018
Trevor Bayliss hopes away series victory is just the start for tourists

TREVOR BAYLISS believes English cricket has entered a bright new era under captain Joe Root that will outlive his own tenure as head coach. Victories in Galle and Kandy have given the tourists an unassailable 2-0 series lead over Sri Lanka going into the final Test in Colombo, ending a near three-year wait for overseas...

Bond
7 things we liked in November

When there is so much happening in the world today it's easy to miss what's going on. At Bond, we see interesting things from our members and the sector every day, so we've picked out some of our favourite events, reports and stories from November.

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SkySports
11/23/2018
England players visit minefield site

Joe Root and three of his England team-mates saw the sterling work done by a team clearing unexploded landmines in Sri Lanka.

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Ft
11/20/2018
England cricketers visit MAG minefield in Sri Lanka

The Mines Advisory Group (MAG) was delighted to welcome members of the England cricket team to its operations in Periyamadu, in the northwest of Sri Lanka yesterday. Following their Test match, cricketers Joe Root (Captain), Jonny Bairstow, Keaton Jennings and Olly Stone visited an area where MAG was clearing landmines.

Slwaronterror
SRI LANKA - WAR ON TERROR REVISITED

Periyamadu, Nov 19, 2018: Some members of the England cricket team accompany Mine Advisory Group (MAG) personnel to an area cleared of explosive devices.

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