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The Resource Landmines and unexploded ordnance : a resource book, Rae McGrath

Landmines and unexploded ordnance : a resource book, Rae McGrath

Label
Landmines and unexploded ordnance : a resource book
Title
Landmines and unexploded ordnance
Title remainder
a resource book
Statement of responsibility
Rae McGrath
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation Written by a Nobel Peace Prize co-laureate who is one of the leading voices in the anti-landmines campaign, this timely book is a comprehensive, practical guide to landmines and unexploded ordnance
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McGrath, Rae
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Land mines
  • Land mines
  • Land mines
  • Ammunition
  • Bombs
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Ammunition
  • Bombs
  • Land mines
  • Land mines
Label
Landmines and unexploded ordnance : a resource book, Rae McGrath
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-240) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Preface -- Key Agencies and their Roles -- Governments of Mine-affected Countries -- The United Nations -- Non-governmental Organisations -- Commercial Demining Companies -- The Donors -- The Media -- Notes -- 1 An Introduction to Landmines and Unexploded Ordnance -- The development of landmines -- Landmines -- the problem recognised -- Characteristics of modern landmines -- Mode of Operation -- Type of Activation Mechanism -- Deployment Method -- Unexploded ordnance -- garbage of war
  • Landmines by another name -- submunitions -- What is a minefield? -- Notes 1-17 -- 18-22 -- 2 Landmines and Unexploded Ordnance -- Post-conflict Impact -- Direct impact -- The Human Body -- Vulnerability -- Landmines and community confidence -- The cultural cost -- Indirect impact -- Medical and health services -- Transport and trade -- The impact on development -- Notes 1-15 -- 3 The Survey Process -- Mine and UXO eradication -- a task for the military?? -- Financial considerations -- Risk considerations -- Cost -- Suitability to role -- The moral perspective
  • Eradicating landmines and UXO -- responding logically -- Surveys -- Mapping -- Marking -- Minefield reduction -- Community mine awareness -- Central record keeping -- Landmine and UXO eradication -- The basics -- chickens and eggs -- Recognition -- Where to begin? -- The survey process -- Establishing the facts sequence -- The Survey Task Force -- How to conduct a Level One impact assessment -- The questionnaire -- Training the survey team -- Aims, target selection and assessment methodology -- The assessment report -- The limitations of Level One assessment
  • How to implement a Level Two survey -- Building a picture sources of information -- Establishing priorities -- Practical survey techniques -- Comparative values of Level One assessments and Level Two surveys and political influences on the process -- Notes 1-7 -- 8-11 -- 12-25 -- 26-34 -- 4.1 Eradicating Landmines and Unexploded Ordnance -- Physical eradication of landmines and UXO the process -- Manual clearance -- Electronic search -- Guide or base stick -- Safety distances and minefield management -- Clothing -- Mine probes -- Mechanisation -- Dogs -- Minefield reduction
  • Minefield marking -- Battle area clearance -- Technique summary -- Quality assurance -- Accidents -- being prepared -- Immediate minefield drills following an accident -- Planning -- Insurance for demining operations -- Notes -- 4.2 Sustainable Management Structures for National Demining Programmes -- Contrasting approaches -- Some relevant practical management skills -- The decision-making process in management -- Key structural considerations -- Profile and oversight of national programmes -- Sustainability -- Organisational sustainability -- Structural sustainability -- Manpower sustainability
Control code
ocm51002782
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 256 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849640138
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9781849640138
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt18fmpgn
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51002782
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Landmines and unexploded ordnance : a resource book, Rae McGrath
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-240) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Preface -- Key Agencies and their Roles -- Governments of Mine-affected Countries -- The United Nations -- Non-governmental Organisations -- Commercial Demining Companies -- The Donors -- The Media -- Notes -- 1 An Introduction to Landmines and Unexploded Ordnance -- The development of landmines -- Landmines -- the problem recognised -- Characteristics of modern landmines -- Mode of Operation -- Type of Activation Mechanism -- Deployment Method -- Unexploded ordnance -- garbage of war
  • Landmines by another name -- submunitions -- What is a minefield? -- Notes 1-17 -- 18-22 -- 2 Landmines and Unexploded Ordnance -- Post-conflict Impact -- Direct impact -- The Human Body -- Vulnerability -- Landmines and community confidence -- The cultural cost -- Indirect impact -- Medical and health services -- Transport and trade -- The impact on development -- Notes 1-15 -- 3 The Survey Process -- Mine and UXO eradication -- a task for the military?? -- Financial considerations -- Risk considerations -- Cost -- Suitability to role -- The moral perspective
  • Eradicating landmines and UXO -- responding logically -- Surveys -- Mapping -- Marking -- Minefield reduction -- Community mine awareness -- Central record keeping -- Landmine and UXO eradication -- The basics -- chickens and eggs -- Recognition -- Where to begin? -- The survey process -- Establishing the facts sequence -- The Survey Task Force -- How to conduct a Level One impact assessment -- The questionnaire -- Training the survey team -- Aims, target selection and assessment methodology -- The assessment report -- The limitations of Level One assessment
  • How to implement a Level Two survey -- Building a picture sources of information -- Establishing priorities -- Practical survey techniques -- Comparative values of Level One assessments and Level Two surveys and political influences on the process -- Notes 1-7 -- 8-11 -- 12-25 -- 26-34 -- 4.1 Eradicating Landmines and Unexploded Ordnance -- Physical eradication of landmines and UXO the process -- Manual clearance -- Electronic search -- Guide or base stick -- Safety distances and minefield management -- Clothing -- Mine probes -- Mechanisation -- Dogs -- Minefield reduction
  • Minefield marking -- Battle area clearance -- Technique summary -- Quality assurance -- Accidents -- being prepared -- Immediate minefield drills following an accident -- Planning -- Insurance for demining operations -- Notes -- 4.2 Sustainable Management Structures for National Demining Programmes -- Contrasting approaches -- Some relevant practical management skills -- The decision-making process in management -- Key structural considerations -- Profile and oversight of national programmes -- Sustainability -- Organisational sustainability -- Structural sustainability -- Manpower sustainability
Control code
ocm51002782
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 256 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849640138
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9781849640138
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt18fmpgn
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51002782
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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