Egypt’s land is plagued with almost 20 million mines/UXO dating back to WWII. The government does not want to remove them without help from those who planted them. In response, the Landmine Struggle Center and Arabic Mine Action Campaign were formed to help those who are affected.
"Mine Action in Egypt: The Landmine Struggle Center and Arabic Mine Action Campaign,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 5
, Article 10.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol5/iss3/10