Suspected Hazardous Areas bring fear to local communities and hinder socioeconomic development, but in most cases the majority of the land contains no mines at all. Survey for land release may put an end to this fear, and it allows for an accelerated solution to the landmine problem.
"Survey and Land Release: Lessons from Recent Country Experience,"
The Journal of ERW and Mine Action
: Vol. 13
, Article 3.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol13/iss2/3