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DDAS, 2010, Sudan, missed mine, M14, AP


The primary cause of this accident is listed as “Inadequate survey” because there seems to have been confusion about the area that required search. The secondary cause is listed as a “Management Control Inadequacy” because the failure to search the areas that were very obviously hazardous appears to have been the result of poor communication, a lack of adequate task documentation, a failure to keep MDD working records, poor understanding of Technical Survey, and other “shortcuts” that commercial demining groups may be expected to make when inadequately tasked.



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