Two new Sub-Mine Action Offices opened in the North

24 Sep 2010

The UNDP Support to Mine Action Project established two new Sub- Mine Action Offices this month. A new sub- DMAO ( District Mine Action Office ) for Mullaitivu District was opened on the 24th of September. The office will be housed in the Mullaitivu District Secretariat and will report to the main DMAO in Vavuniya.

Following this another new sub-DMAO for the Kilinochchi District was opened on the 29th of September. This sub- DMAO, will report to the main DMAO in Jaffna. The main functions of these two Sub-DMAO’s will be to monitor mine clearance activities in the Districts and the offices will be equipped with Quality Assurance capacities, as well as IMSMA   ( Information Management System for Mine Action) workstations.