Japan Provides $3.6 Million to Support Mine Action in Afghanistan

20th March 2014

Japan donated US$ 13.3 million to the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Assistance in Mine Action at the end of February, US$ 3.6 million of which will support mine action in Afghanistan.  Maintaining its strong support for humanitarian demining, Japan is the leading donor to the United Nations efforts to eradicate landmines and Explosive Remnants of War (ERW).

Read the full release here. [source: MACCA]