Due to the numerous internal conflicts, crises and wars that several of the nations in Africa have faced, this region is one of the places in the world that is significantly affected by landmines. In an attempt to alleviate the suffering from landmine injuries, the United States has set out to provide humanitarian mine action assistance to many of these afflicted nations.
"U.S. Humanitarian Demining in Africa,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 6
, Article 2.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol6/iss2/2