Years of conflict between the Colombian government and the militant group Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia has left the country littered with landmines and millions of internally displaced persons. The Colombian government is trying to address this situation. The Bureau of Political-Military Affairs’ Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement in the U.S. Department of State is working with Colombian organizations and nongovernmenal organizations to clean up contaminated areas and resettle Colombia’s IDPs.
"U.S. Department of State Humanitarian Mine-action Support in Colombia,"
The Journal of ERW and Mine Action
: Vol. 13
, Article 10.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol13/iss1/10