Mine Action Service
Date: 19 Apr
Eritrea: Route clearance in the
Temporary Security Zone (TSZ) 2004
Route Clearance In The Temporary Security Zone (TSZ) 2004
PROJECT CODE: P04-ER10
APPEALING AGENCY: UNMAS
IMPLEMENTING PARTNERS: United Nations Office for Project
OBJECTIVES: To address the need to more rapidly clear roads in
support of the UNMEE mandate and the border demarcation process of the
Ethiopian Eritrean Boundary Commission (EEBC); to address the recurring
threat of newly laid mines (30 newly laid mines reported in the past 18
PROJECT BUDGET: $400,000
PROJECT DURATION: April - June 2004
FUNDS REQUESTED (SHORTFALL): $267,257
The project seeks to fund the mechanical clearance of roads in the
Temporary Security Zone (TSZ) between Ethiopia and Eritrea for the safe
passage of UNMEE personnel, EEBC staff and contractors and local
inhabitants. The project will extend the existing contract for road
clearance funded through UNMEE's assessed budget for 2003-2004 that will
expire prior to the availability of assessed budget funds for 2004-2005.
- Verify and clear routes used by Peacekeeping mission staff, EEBC
staff and contractors and local civilians.
- Verify and clear access routes intended for future EEBC pillar
- Freedom of movement for UNMEE mission personnel.
- Access to propsective demarcation sites by EEBC staff and
- An estimated 900 kiloneters of road will be verified during the
duration of the project.
Budget Items for 2004 in US$
|Capital Costs (equipment, supplies)
|Operational Costs (contract)
Phil Lewis, Programme Manager UNMEE MACC, PO Box 920, Asmara, Eritrea,
Tel: (+291 1) 150411, ext.2106 or (+291 1) 150380; e-mail: lewis1@un.
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