Australia Helps Iraqi Landmine Victims

The Australian government will release AUD2.4 million (USD1.7 million) to help Iraqi landmine survivors and other victims of conflict, according to

. The assistance, which forms part of Australia's AUD17 million funding for mine action in 2008-2009, will be administered by the United Nations Development Program.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.