The Ripple Effect

During and after conflicts, these weapons can be found on roads, footpaths, farmers’ fields, forests, deserts, along borders, in and surrounding houses and schools and in other places where people carry out their daily activities. They deny access to food, water and other basic needs.

Let’s take a broader look at how these weapons impact not just the individual—but families, communities and entire countries. Here’s a likely scenario that plays out repeatedly around the world:

But it doesn’t have to be this way

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