2012 Landmine & Cluster Munition Monitor Country Report Myanmar/Burma released

Landmine Monitor has identified over 3,242 landmine casualties in Myanmar from 1999 through the end of 2011.
When compared to other countries, Myanmar has produced the third highest number of known casualties due to antipersonnel landmines, globally, over the past six years.

Despite this high level of casualties, mine risk education remains inadequate or non-existent in most areas with reported casualties. Medical and rehabilitative assistance to mine survivors and persons with disabilities in Myanmar remains marginal.
In December 2011, Myanmar joined the international Convention on the Rights of Disabled Persons, which obligates the government to see to the needs of mine and other disabled people.

At least 47 townships in Chin, Kachin, Kayin (Karen), Kayah (Karenni), Mon, Rakhine, and Shan states, as well as in Bago (Pegu) and Tanintharyi (Tenasserim) divisions suffer from some degree of mine contamination, primarily from antipersonnel mines. Kayin state and eastern Bago division contain the most heavily mine-affected areas. Currently no humanitarian mine clearance programs exist within the country.

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