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Last Updated: 11 September 2014

Casualties and Victim Assistance

Casualties overview

All known casualties by end 2013

12 mine/explosive remnants of war (ERW) casualties (4 killed; 8 injured)

In 2013, no new casualties were reported in the Republic of Malawi.[1] The last recorded casualties occurred in 2010, when an unidentified explosive device killed two Mozambican boys and injured a man on the Malawi-Mozambique border.[2] Since 1999, the Monitor has identified a total of 12 casualties from mine or explosive remnants of war in Malawi, resulting in four people killed and eight injured.[3]


[1] Monitor analysis of media report for 2013 (from 1 January to 31 December).

[2] “Landmines kill 2 Mozambican boys in Malawi,” The Maravi Post, 23 August 2010, accessed on 27 March 2011.

[3] ICBL, Landmine Monitor Report 2001: Towards a Mine-Free World (New York: Human Rights Watch, August 2001), accessed on 27 March 2011.