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WORK PLAN

Mission

ANAMA will promote, plan and implement a safe, effective, and efficient national mine action programme in Azerbaijan in order to remove the threat of landmines and explosive devices

Goals

  1. Develop effective prioritization process
  2. Develop wider funding base for ANAMA including oil companies and other private sector entities
  3. Maintain high level of transparency of ANAMA
  4. Sustain and enhance Public Relations strategy to maintain operational effectiveness
  5. Expand demining capacity to achieve strategic objectives
  6. Enhance Information Technology capacity to support the analysis, planning, and implementation of mine action activities in Azerbaijan
  7. Develop implementing partner capacity through training, monitoring, participation, sharing of best practise and involvement in planning process
  8. Procurement of up to date equipment to ensure effective and efficient mine action
  9. Retain ANAMA institutional mine action capacity
  10. Maintain effective international communication networks of mine action orientated organisations
  11. Maintain effective domestic communication networks including government, development organizations and mine action stakeholders
  12. Develop and implement enhanced quality management procedures
  13. Revise National Standards based upon updated International Mine Action Standards and ANAMA expertise and best practise
  14. Maintain and revise SOPs in accordance with National Standards
  15. Identify training needs of all programme staff based on SOPs and standards
  16. Establish in-county trust fund for mine action
  17. Conduct feasibility study for the development of national technological initiatives
  18. Develop regional coordination mechanisms
  19. Develop internal procedures for competitive tendering
  20. Continue training and development of all programme staff

Strategic Plan

Outlines of the Azerbaijan National Strategic Mine Action Plan below have developed in November 2003 together with Cranfield University Mine Action Team funded by US Department of States. The Strategic Plan is based on the results of the Landmine Impact Survey financially supported by the European Commission and conducted in September 2002 through June 2003. The previous National Strategic Plan was developed in 2000.

So, the Vision statement has been revised and new Strategic Plan devised accordingly with 5 strategic objectives: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. As a result the Mission statement of the Agency has been developed and respective Goals have been identified.

Strategic Objective 1

By 2008, the impact of landmines and UXO shall be eliminated from the 112 High and Medium impacted communities in all current accessible regions of Azerbaijan

Enabling Objectives 1

1.1 Clear mines and UXO from High and Medium impacted communities by 2008
1.2 Conduct technical survey on all High and Medium impacted communities by 2008
1.3 Conduct community based MRE for all High and Medium impacted communities in support of demining activities by 2008
1.4 Conduct area reduction on all hazardous areas relating to High and Medium impacted communities
1.5 Mark remaining hazardous areas

Strategic Objective 2

To remove mines and UXO preventing humanitarian and development initiatives implemented by the government of Azerbaijan, and other humanitarian and development actors

Enabling Objectives 2

2.1 Clear mines and UXO in support of humanitarian and development initiatives as required
2.2 Conduct technical survey in support of humanitarian and development initiatives as required
2.3 Conduct community based MRE in support of humanitarian and development initiatives as required
2.4 Conduct area reduction on all hazardous areas in support of humanitarian and development initiatives as required
2.5 Mark hazardous areas in support of humanitarian and development initiatives as required

Strategic Objective 3

Reduce risk posed by mines and UXO in newly liberated areas in Azerbaijan

Enabling Objectives 3

3.1 Gather all available data of the conflict from all available sources
3.2 Prepare maps of newly liberated areas
3.3 Coordinate plans with military
3.4 Identify environmental priorities
3.5 Conduct MRE for military operating in the newly liberated areas
3.6 Develop emergency survey capability based upon updated International Mine Action Standards (IMAS)

Strategic Objective 4

Reduce risk posed by mines and UXO in Azerbaijan through a comprehensive national Mine Risk Education (MRE) programme

Enabling Objectives 4

4.1 Include MRE in school curriculum by September 2004
4.2 Conduct sustainable community based MRE activity
4.3 Train all field operations teams in MRE
4.4 Develop and disseminate MRE supporting materials
4.5 Continue to coordinate the MRE working group
4.6 Ensure involvement of organisations operating in affected areas in MRE activities
4.7 Conduct MRE utilising mass media


Strategic Objective 5

Coordinate mine victim assistance activities

Enabling Objectives 5

5.1 Conduct country wide mine victims needs assessment in conjunction with other victim support stakeholders
5.2 Disseminate assessment data through workshops, training sessions and other means
5.3 Develop specific projects in support of amputees and other disabled people
5.4 Continue mine victim working group to provide co-ordinated response
5.5 Develop charitable fund in support of mine victim activities