Sparked by a controversy over Eritrean seaports, Ethiopia and Eritrea were drawn into a three-year border war that took numerous lives and permanently injured an already struggling economy. Now that the fighting has ceased and negotiations are being conducted, United Nations and humanitarian aid organizations are working to piece the two broken nations back together and eliminate the landmine threat.
"Ethiopia, Meet Eritrea: An Overview of the Landmine Situation in Ethiopia and Eritrea as a Result of the Border Conflict,"
Journal of Mine Action
: Vol. 6
, Article 15.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol6/iss2/15