As a result of successful military counter-attack of the Azerbaijan Army on the April 2016 it became possible to safely survive of the people in the liberated Jojug Marjanli village of Jabrayil region. Thus, condition was created to begin of reconstruction works in the areas which completely came the under control of Azerbaijani Armed Forces, for return of civilians to their homes that historically lived here.
In this regard, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev, on January 24, 2017, governed by Clause 32 of Article 109 of the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, signed a decree on the rehabilitation of Jojug Marjanly village of Jabrayil district, at the initial stage to build 50 houses, a school, relevant infrastructures and construction of highway that will connect the village with Horadiz city.
According to the Item 1 of the Order, from the January 25, 2017, during 18 working days clearance operations have been started on the territory where 50 houses will be built, as well as reconstruction of 57 houses, water wells, and adjacent roads, including 112 218 sq.m. (11.22 ha) territory at the depth of 80 cm has been completely cleared and handed over on 23 February 2017. During the clearance operations, 39,099 fragments, 5 UXOs and 1 antipersonnel mine was found and destroyed, 50 houses, mosque, a school and relevant infrastructures have been safely built in the cleared area and handed over to local residents.
According to the Item 2 of the Order, on February 14, 2017 ANAMA started the clearance of automobile road with the approximately length of 9 km from mines and UXOs and on February 28, 2017 was handed to “Azeravtoyol” OJSC. During the operations, 217,000 sq.m (21.7 ha) territory has been checked and 1 441 fragments, 2 UXOs were found and destroyed.
As of February 24, 2017, ANAMA started mine/UXO clearance operations of 100 houses, which are planned to be built near 50 houses, and completed a survey of 287,024 sq.m (28.7 ha) territory on March 10, 2017. During the mine/UXO clearance operations, the inside and adjacent territories of the 101 houses that demolished by the enemy and the remains in the destroyed sections were transported and checked, 14 UXOs, 1 anti-personnel mine and 5430 pieces of fragments were found and destroyed.
The most priority area – the territory where 50 and 100 houses are built, and the area of the Horadiz-Jojug Marjanli road was cleared from mines and UXOs, and was handed over the State Committee for Refugees and IDPs and the “Azeravtoyol” OJSC. ANAMA specialists started clearance of sowing and pasture areas in the surrounding territory to ensure safe farming for the local residents. During the clearance of agricultural land, 128 931 pieces of fragments, 53 different types of UXOs, 24 anti-personnel mines, 140 anti-tank mines and their fuses were found and destroyed.
At present, according to the task given by the Cabinet of Ministers in 2018, mine and UXO clearance operations are conducted at the irrigation canal which is planned to be constructed in the Jojug Marjanli village.