Four decades of near-continuous conflict between non-state actors and government forces have left Colombia with an extensive, deadly legacy. Landmines, improvised explosive devices and other explosive ordnance litter the countryside, and casualty rates remain among the highest in the world. As conflict has subsided, Colombia has begun the challenging task of addressing and gathering information on problems caused by explosive remnants of war.
"The Colombian HD Workshop: Developing a Plan of Action,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 13
, Article 13.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol13/iss3/13