demine

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de·mine

 (dē-mīn′)
tr.v. de·mined, de·min·ing, de·mines
To remove, deactivate, or safely detonate land mines in (an area).
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Riyadh, June 21, 2019, SPA -- During the second week of June 2019, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief)'s project for clearing landmines (MASAM) in Yemen, has successfully demined 105 landmines, including 2 antipersonnel mines, 47 anti-tank mines, 56 unexploded ordnance and explosive devices.
The UAE Armed Forces have conducted three operations to liberate regions from the Houthis, as well as demined them and provided their residents with humanitarian aid.
Yuri Yevtushenko said that in the past 24 hours, sappers had demined 22 buildings in the area, which until recently was held by ISIL terrorist group, TASS reported.
More than 4,000 houses for formerly displaced persons, a health clinic and a school is set to be constructed in two Afghan villages, Demarcy and Salihan in the Panjwayw district, which have been demined. - TradeArabia News Service
In total, they have demined about 20,056 sq km of land, excluding the Blue Line.
Over the past 22 years, a 19,000 kilometres square area has been cleared of mines and unexploded ordnance but a 6,000-km area is yet to be demined. More than a million mines and warheads have been recovered and defused, he added.
The Ministry said inline with Law no 5903, the mine fields would be demined through service procurement method, that comprises of the stages of preparation, tender, implementation and approval and certification which would also involve the construction of a physical border security system.
He said during their visit, which it organized by the center and UNICEF, the Iraqis will learn how Cambodia manages to clear the land mines and unexploded ordnance and how it divides demined land among local residents for crop production, among other things.
By the beginning of 2005, the area near Nicosia airport had been demined, with 1,203 mines, 874 anti-tank and 329 anti-personnel mines removed.
Level Three Surveys are the final reports that determine that the area is demined after operations.