DEMINING CERTIFICATE HANDED OVER TO LOCAL COMMUNITY JOSIPDOL, CROATIA (2012-11-20)
On 16 November 2012, Mr Dorijan Maršič, ITF Director, Mr. Ivan Vučić, Karlovac County Prefect, Mr Mirko Ivanušić, CROMAC director deputy, representatives of CROMAC and Municipality Josipdol attended the official handover ceremony of demining certificate after completion of demining activities funded by Karlovac County and Luxembourg. 71.151 sq. meters of the arable land, pastures and meadows in Municipality Josipdol in Karlovac County, Croatia, were handed over to local Community. 40 pieces of Antipersonnel mines (APM) were found and destroyed during mine clearance of the area.
 
Karlovac County Government, who has steadily donated funds to ITF since 2007, allocated 350.000 HRK for this project. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg provided 55.000 EUR for this project, representing the first donation for Croatia through ITF. Altogether, Karlovac County donated over $ 570.370,00 for funding the mine clearance operations in Karlovac County. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has already donated through ITF over $ 436.963,78 for the support of Mine Action Program in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania and Serbia.
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