Project profile — Explosive Hazard Clearance in Liberated Areas of Iraq


United States Department of State
2022-03-28 - 2023-03-31
Global Affairs Canada
IFM International Security

Country / region 

• Iraq (100.00%)


• Conflict Prevention And Resolution, Peace And Security: Removal of land mines and explosive remnants of war (15250) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project aims to enable the safe return of internally displaced persons by restoring access to productive land essential infrastructure. The activities include: (1) leading mine action clearance activities to remove explosive hazards from liberated areas in Ninewa, Anbar, and Kirkuk governorates; (2) providing explosive ordnance risk education to at-risk communities; and (3) training and technical assistance to local mine action staff on how to remove complex explosive hazards. This project is in partnership with the United States Department of State and implemented by Tetra Tech.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes of this project include: (1) the removal of explosive hazards, including explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices ; (2) increased knowledge of risks and improved safety practices among at-risk communities; and (3) increased national mine action staff capacity to implement mine action clearance activities in complex contamination settings.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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