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European Union External Action

Support to the North West Coast Development Plan and Relevant Mine Action: Phase II

Sector: Rural Development

EU Contribution: € 4,705,000.00 (100% of total).

Start date: 20/10/2014

End date of implementation phase: 20/10/2017

Project approach: 4.7 Million Euros

Location: Marsa Matrouh Governorates

Partners: United Nations Development Programme and Executive Secretariat for Mine Clearance and the Development of the North West Coast (Ministry of International Cooperation)

Beneficiaries: Population of Marsa Matrouh Governorate

Description: This project addresses the negative humanitarian and socio-economic impact of widespread contamination – actual and perceived – caused by land mines and Unexploded Ordinances. The second phase intends to further strengthen the capacities of the national stakeholders to address Mine Action in Egypt through the provision of relevant tools and mechanisms, to reintegrate mine victims into the economy as productive community members and support the continuation of mine clearance operations in line with the national Development Plan of the North West Coast.

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