Landmine victims suffer not only from physical trauma, but also from intense emotional, psychological and social difficulties. As a landmine survivor and person with a disability myself, I know the challenges of recovery firsthand. On a personal level, I feel I can better communicate challenges with other landmine survivors and people with disabilities rather than my doctors, family and friends; peer-to-peer support helped me face the difficulties I encountered following the loss of my legs.
"Peer-to-Peer Support Vital to Survivors,"
The Journal of ERW and Mine Action
: Vol. 14
, Article 1.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol14/iss2/1