Years of demining and mine action operations have reduced the number of casualties in Afghanistan, and lives are beginning to improve. Yet about eight percent of the estimated 33,000 communities in the country continue to be impacted and 12 percent of those are considered high-impact communities.
Sharif, Khair M.
"Hidden Killers in Afghanistan,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 9
, Article 10.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol9/iss2/10