Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action

Manual Clearance Operations were applied mainly in Fizuli, Aghdam, Terter, Agjabedi and Goranboy regions where the origin of the mine problem is the Nagorno Karabagh conflict. Apart from minefields in the front line regions, manual clearance was also applied in the former military testing area in Agstafa region within the framework of the joint ANAMA and NATO PfP Trust Fund Project on clearance of Jeyranchel area from mines and UXO. In 2012 ANAMA conducted clearance operations with the same manual demining capacity as in 2011.Each of 3 teams consisted of 38 deminers operates within ANAMA and NNGOs “Dayag” (“Relief Azerbaijan”) and International Eurasia Press Fund (IEPF). Total area cleared manually from mines in 2012 was 2.014.959 sqm.