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Explosive Remnants of War

Arthur H. Westing

Explosive Remnants of War

Mitigating the Environmental Effects

by Arthur H. Westing

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Taylor & Francis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology: General Issues,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Explosives, Military,
  • Ordnance,
  • Bomb reconnaissance,
  • Safety measures

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8265496M
    ISBN 100850663032
    ISBN 109780850663037

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Explosive Remnants of War by Arthur H. Westing Download PDF EPUB FB2

Every year, large numbers of civilians are killed and injured by "explosive remnants of war" – unexploded shells, grenades, bombs, etc. left behind after a conflict. Inthe international community adopted a treaty to reduce the suffering caused by "ERW" and to help affected allmusictrends.com more.

Sep 27,  · The Remnants of War is a powerful and provocative account of the fate of war in our time."--Michael Mandelbaum, Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy, The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and author of The Ideas That Conquered the World: Peace, Democracy and Free Markets in the Twenty-First Century Cited by: Land mines and other explosive remnants of war are not limited to North Africa, however; they pose a persistent threat to local people all over the continent, including the countries of Ethiopia, Somalia, Nigeria, Senegal, Angola, Kenya, Uganda and South Africa to mention just a few.

Jan 26,  · The illicit trade, accumulation and use of small arms and light weapons, and the presence of explosive remnants of war, exacerbate conflict, threaten human life, undermine development and hamper the recovery of war-torn societies.3/5(35).

Landmines, Explosive Remnants of War and IED Safety Handbook book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Learning how to avoid landmin /5(2). “Explosive remnants of war” means: unexploded ordnance, i.e., explosive ordnance that has been primed, fused, armed or otherwise prepared for use and used in an armed conflict, which should have exploded but failed to do so; and; abandoned explosive ordnance, i.e., explosive ordnance that has not been used during an armed conflict, that has been left behind or dumped by a party to an armed.

Introduction. Landmines and other explosive hazards, which include abandoned munitions and military equipment, unexploded ordnance and other explosive remnants of war (ERW), as well as improvised.

explosive remnants of war in post-conflict situations. This Protocol shall apply to explosive remnants of war on the land territory including internal waters of High Contracting Parties. This Protocol shall apply to situations resulting from conflicts referred to in Article 1, paragraphs 1 to 6, of the Convention, as amended on Explosive remnants of war.

Explosive remnants of war (ERW) are explosive munitions left behind after a conflict has ended. They include unexploded artillery shells, grenades, mortars, rockets, air-dropped bombs, and cluster munitions. Under the international legal definition, ERW consist of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and abandoned explosive.

Explosive Remnants of War draws attention to the terrible unexploded remnants of mines and other high-explosive munitions that remain hidden in former theatres of war and which claim so many innocent victims—often children—for so many years. The authors of the book recommend a number of technical, legal and policy approaches to mitigating.

Explosive remnants of war include all types of unexploded ordnance, which is ordnance that has been used but failed to explode, like cluster munition duds, and abandoned explosive ordnance. The Protocol on Explosive Remnants of War is an international treaty concluded in Geneva in that aims to limit the impact of cluster bombs and other unexploded.

Explosive Remnants of War aka War-relics continues to plaque the environment and safety of personnel. Contrary to common flawed notion, the fusing mechanism and explosive payloads are still potent ERW despite lying dormant and undiscovered for decades.

Nov 30,  · Each year large numbers of civilians are killed and injured by "explosive remnants of war". These are the unexploded weapons such as artillery shells, mortars, grenades, bombs and rockets, left behind after an armed conflict.

Inthe international community adopted a treaty to help reduce the human suffering caused by explosive remnants of war and bring rapid assistance. Jul 18,  · In Palau, the threat posed to human safety and the environment is clear, as is the impact on development.

Explosive remnants of war include hand. Negotiating the Protocol. The path towards an Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) agreement began in September The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) organised a seminar on ERW in Nyon, Switzerland and proposed that a fifth Protocol be negotiated within the framework of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW).

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Aftermath book. Read 33 reviews from the world. This is a very good book. Even though this book is from over 20 years ago, Landmines and other Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) continue to plague many of the conflict zones of which Webster wrote/5. Free Online Library: Explosive remnants of war and mines other than anti-personnel mines: Global survey (Book Notices, Book Review) by "Ploughshares Monitor"; International relations Regional focus/area studies Social sciences, general Books Book reviews.

Explosive remnants of war (ERW) and anti-personnel landmines have a devastating impact on children and represent a significant contributing factor to child disability.

Since the signing of the Mine Ban Treaty, however, vast tracts of land have been cleared of these munitions and returned to productive use. This book argues that despite this clear commitment from governments, international organizations and civil society, there is a lack of understanding as to the effectiveness of these treaty regimes in realising the humanitarian goals they were set up to achieve.

The underreporting of landmine and explosive remnants of war injuries in Author: Joëlle Sciboz.Dec 25,  · Deadly Debris: The US legacy of unexploded remnants of war. GlobalPost. especially thanks to US efforts at the forefront of the global humanitarian effort to clear explosive remnants of war.The term ‘explosive remnants of war’ was not defined until29 in a process initiated and driven by the ICRC and NGOs, who had recognized the need for a broader approach to deal with forms of unexploded and abandoned ordnance other than anti-personnel mines.