UNMACA Mission

To support the government of Afghanistan to protect its people, deliver national plans and implement relevant international treaties through; coordinating the most efficient and effective mine action response to the problems caused by landmines and ERW; managing the national mine action database; ensuring the quality of mine action and mobilizing  the required resources.


Afghanistan freed of all known landmine/ERW contamination by March 2023 and UNMACA incorporated into government able to respond to residual risk so that all Afghans live in a safe environment conducive to development and where the rights of persons with disabilities, including landmine/ERW survivors, are promoted.


Fast Facts: March 2016

1395 Statistics:


AP - 4,459
AT - 108
ERW - 101,215
Death - 42
Injured - 68
Average per Month 12
Total - 232
Men - 60,230
Women - 37,464
Boys - 167,252
Girls - 93,612
Target - 93.4 (Million US$)
Secured - 26.1(Million US$)
Outstanding - 67.3(Million US$)
Potential - 10.4 (Million US$)

Contamination Status of Districts in Afghanistan
March 2016:
Contamination Status of Districts in Afghanistan April 2016 (2)

Historical Achievement
March 2016:
Historical Achievements Districts as of MAY 2016


The United Nations Mine Action Centre of Afghanistan (UNMACA) is committed to make sure that the mine action customers and stakeholders are satisfied and receive high quality mine action services. It is our policy to consistently promote and support the safety and security in relation to mine/ERW threat to individuals, communities and development sector within Afghanistan which comply with the specifications laid down by mine action stakeholders according to their needs and the requirements of Afghanistan Mine Action Standards.

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2023, Afghanistan Mine Free