Project Masam reaches milestone of over 250,000 explosive items cleared

Project Masam is proud to announce it has reached a milestone of a quarter of a million explosive items located, removed and destroyed across Yemen, as it continues its life-saving work to protect civilians. Since 2015, Houthis militias have and are still routinely employing landmines directly against civilians – extensively, intentionally and indiscriminately. Terrorised civilian…

Mohamed and Aisha’s story

Mohamed Mahmoud Nasser Akish and his wife Aisha Ismail Ali Muhaim wished to share their story. “I was living in Al-Dinnin (Ta’iz province) when they forced us to flee,” Mohammed said. “During our displacement, we rode a three-wheeled motorcycle. I had eight children with me. They detonated us with a mine. Some flew over the…

Bassam Massawi’s story

Landmine explosions bring severe psychological trauma to those who survive them. Bassam Massawi was returning from a sea trip on Yemen’s West Coast with eight of his friends. “After we ended the trip, and were returning to the Al-Khawkha region in the Al Hudaydah Governorate, we were hit by a mine,” Bassam told Project Masam.…