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Areas of harm

Areas of harm

03-10-2016 Understanding explosive weapons with wide area effects

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In conflicts all over the world, in countries such as Syria, Ukraine and Yemen, the use of explosive weapons like mortars and rockets in populated areas is a major cause of humanitarian harm and civilian casualties.

Against the background of international recognition of the humanitarian problems caused by the use of explosive weapons in populated areas, a new report by PAX and Article36 analyses how certain explosive weapons create wide area effects.

Protection of Civilians, Humanitarian Disarmament