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Decreasing Landmines and Unexploded Ordnance Loss after Training of Ilam People & Care Team
Masoud Saghafinia *, Nahid Nafissi
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Abstract
Background
Mine Victims Rescue Centre establishes some training courses in order to meet landmine victims; to reinforce villagers' awareness and also to decrease landmines and unexploded ordnance loss in 1999-2001. The present research aims to study the courses' effect in mine decreasing.

Methods
Regarding to severe mine pollution, this study is done in Mehran city and five villages around it. At the end, casualties' information is gathered at Imam Khomeini hospital in Ilam.

Findings
About 641 persons were injured by mine and bullet (27% and 15% respectively) in Mehran city in 2002-2004. Except 2.5%, the rest were remedied in Ilam completely (About 97%). About 17.5% needed to blood injection.
Conclusion
The statistics show that the mortality rate decreased to 5% in 2001 which was 36/4% in 90s by training courses. However, it increased to 27% after rushing of United States to Iraq and also onslaught of pilgrims in Mehran border in 2001-2005. Regarding to the results, the mortality will reduce by training of villagers, relief workers and also health personnel.

Key words: mine, unexploded ordnance (UXO), Advance Life Support (ALS), Basic Life Support (BLS), loss
 

Keywords: mine, unexploded ordnance (UXO), Advance Life Support (ALS), Basic Life Support (BLS), loss
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Saghafinia M, Nafissi N. Decreasing Landmines and Unexploded Ordnance Loss after Training of Ilam People & Care Team . 3. 2009; 1 (1)
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فصلنامه علمی پژوهشی امداد و نجات Quarterly Scientific Journal of Rescue and Relief
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