Injuries and deaths due to victim-activated improvised explosive devices, landmines and other explosive remnants of war in Nepal

Substantial numbers of civilians, including women and children, were injured and killed following implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in 2006. The government of Nepal and humanitarian organisations should continue their efforts to reach communities at highest risk through targeted interventions and nationwide media campaigns to convey the risks of tampering with explosive devices or suspicious objects.

First published in the Paper on British Medical Journal on February 4