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Mine Risk Education in Skradin, Stari Jankovci and Novska

22.10.2014

The panels ''Children in Mine Environment'' attended by 400 students, teachers and visitors were held in ''Skradin'' and ''Stari Jankovci'' elementary schools in Skradin and Stari Jankovci. The panels were organized by the Union of Associations of Croatian Civil Victims of Homeland War of Croatia in co-operation with Vukovar-Srijem and ibenik-Knin police administrations, Croatian Red Cross and Croatian Mine Action Centre.
The panels were organized to present the current mine situation in the Republic of Croatia with special emphasis on the situation in the towns and municipalities of the county in question. The children were given promotional materials about danger threatening from residual weapon, mines and explosive remnants of war (ERW).
The students received instructions on proper behaviours, procedures and actions to be undertaken in case of running into mines and weapon, all aimed at avoiding risk behaviour. CROMAC employees informed about completed demining projects, projects in progress and suggested using CROMAC MISPortal to obtain more information on mine situation.
On Monday, October 20, 2014, the employees of Novska police station and Croatian Mine Action Centre informed the citizens on the central town square in Novska about suspected hazardous area in Novska and Sisak-Moslavina County. The event was organized as part of the action Less arms less tragedies. The citizens were warned to be cautious and adhere to mine warning signs. The event was also attended by primary school students (Ist grade). They were particularly interested in mines and the danger threatening from mines.

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