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ASSESSMENT OF NEW VERSION OF IMSMA 5.0 NG AND FAMILIARIZATION WITH LAND RELEASE PROCEESSING IN AZERBAIJAN

On 11-14 October, 2010 GICHD representatives Inna Cruz and Asa Gilbert paid a visit to ANAMA. The goal of the visit was assessment of implementing of new version of IMSMA 5.0 NG in ANAMA activities and to familiarize with core conceptions of Land release processing in Azerbaijan (categorization of suspected hazardous area-SHA- on A, B, C parts) with discussion of Land Release processing in Sudan, Cambodia, and exchange of gained skills within this field. Within the frame of the agenda, on 12 October the guests visited Shukurbeyli village, Fizuli district to get acquainted with the implemented mine action operations - mechanical demining machine's work, MDD work, manual demining- regarding land release processing of suspect hazardous areas (SHA) in Azerbaijan. They also get a briefing in ANAMA Horadiz Regional Base about all facilities including operational, equipment, storage, accommodation, training capabilities of base. On 13 October 2010, representatives paid a visit to ANAMA Goygol Regional Base. Ms. Inna delivered general presentation reflecting new conceptions of the IMSMA 5.0 NG and Ms. Asa conducted a workshop of new version of Land release with the analyze of land release processing in Sudan and Cambodia for site Supervisors of NGOs and ANAMA Regional bases info employees staff. ANAMA representative also made a detailed presentation on all aspects of the Agency's activities. TSQA Division Leader E.Gasimov made comprehensive briefing about the activities of division including information on new methods and methodologies applied for enhancing training, survey, monitoring/QA/QC procedures. The trip finalized with the the briefings and workshops in ANAMA HQ conducted in operation and info departments.