The Directorate for Mine Action participated in a workshop on using the database of victim assistance of mines and ERW, in cooperation with HI organization in Baghdad.

From his part, Mr. Bakir Sahib Ahmed, who is the in charge Director General of DMA, said that the workshop, in which representatives of the departments and RMACs  of DMA participated, included introductory lectures of the basic concepts related to victim assistance and stress on the importance of data related to determining the places most in need of assistance, in a manner that allows for making sound decisions and provide the best services, support, rehabilitation and social integration for this segment of society

   Ahmed added, the workshop also included a review and technical discussions about global experiences of cases similar to the Iraqi reality and the possibility of benefiting from them within the activities of the National Mine Action Program in Iraq.

    It is noteworthy that DMA continues its supervisory and coordinating efforts for the activities and work of the National Mine Action Program in Iraq in accordance with the national and international mine action standards.