Continuation of works in accordance with
“Sjenica – Vapa”
7th May 2021 saw the continuation of the implementation of cluster munitions clearance project from а site in the Municipality of Sjenica, which had been suspended last year due to unfavourable weather conditions.
The project in question is cluster munitions clearance project developed by SMAC, for the “Sjenica – Vapa” site, total area 338,416 sqm. Funds for the implementation of the project have been provided, through ITF Enhancing Human Security, by donation from the U.S.A.
After the representatives of the Serbian Mine Action Centre have checked the documentation and equipment that will be used, contractor NGO IN Demining, Pale, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and company "Exploring" Ltd., Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, hired by the ITF and donor as a monitoring organization, have been introduced into the continuation of works.
Upon clearance of the site, primary danger that cluster munitions pose to locals will be eliminated, and it will enable optimal cultivation of meadows, pastures and agricultural land, which is of importance for locals oriented to agriculture and cattle breeding.