Masam announces new landmark in Yemen as it clears 300,000 landmines and explosive items

Project Masam has reached a significant milestone after clearing its 300,000th landmine and unexploded ordnance in Yemen. Operating since mid-2018, Masam currently has 32 teams working in liberated areas across the country and conducts humanitarian clearance in accordance with priorities set by the Yemeni National Authority. On 1 January 2022, Managing Director and Programme Manager…

Displaced civilians return to mined homes in Hays District

Civilians displaced by the conflict in western Yemen are returning home after liberation to find their houses and villages mined, Project Masam has warned. In November this year, Yemen’s pro-government forces took full control of previously-held key areas in eastern Hays, in southern Hodeidah Governorate. The Hays District was initially liberated in 2018 but Hodeidah…