The United States Central Command (USCENTCOM) is located at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. Within USCENTCOM is the Humanitarian Demining (HD) Office, which performs program management for all U.S. HD efforts in the Middle East. The U.S. Central Command’s demining program area of responsibility (AOR) encompasses much of the near and middle east including the countries of Afghanistan, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Sudan, Somalia, Tajikistan, and Yemen. The estimated number of landmines currently placed in the region exceeds 48,000,000. For program management purposes, the USCENTCOM HD Office has assigned its' component commands specific countries for program development and execution.
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 3
, Article 10.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol3/iss1/10