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First steps : worldwide response to the landmine crisis

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Saybrook Productions, Ltd.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], ©2004.
Series: Films on Demand.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Emmylou Harris narrates this in-depth program, which describes the growing international effort to eliminate the widespread menace of landmines. Examining the work of international agencies and humanitarian groups, the program documents mine-removal initiatives in three heavily affected nations: Angola, Albania, and Azerbaijan. With the cooperation of dedicated mine-clearance units, the process is explained from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Saybrook Productions, Ltd, 2006
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Saybrook Productions, Ltd.
OCLC Number: 709670058
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Feb. 14, 2006.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (58 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Landmines and Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) (5:13) --
Albania's Landmine Problem (3:14) --
Demining Albania (3:38) --
Terror Mines in an Albanian Village (3:57) --
International Trust Fund for Demining (5:14) --
Metal Seekers in Azerbaijan (5:11) --
Legacy of Death (3:38) --
Local Demining in Azerbaijan (4:45) --
Demining: Government Commitment (1:52) --
Angola: Landmines and Displacement (4:25) --
Angola: Effects of War (3:10) --
Demining Angola (3:00) --
Corrupt Angolan Government (2:49) --
Angola: Community of Survivors (6:01).
Series Title: Films on Demand.
Other Titles: Worldwide response to the landmine crisis
Responsibility: Saybrook Productions, Ltd.
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Abstract:

Emmylou Harris narrates this in-depth program, which describes the growing international effort to eliminate the widespread menace of landmines. Examining the work of international agencies and humanitarian groups, the program documents mine-removal initiatives in three heavily affected nations: Angola, Albania, and Azerbaijan. With the cooperation of dedicated mine-clearance units, the process is explained from inception to completion, chronicling the training of de-mining troops, the deployment of supporting technologies, and the implementation of the mine-riddance process throughout the host country.

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