Support for Mine Action

Last updated: 22 February 2024

In 2022, the Philippines received a total of A$928,499 (approximately US$645,400) in international mine action assistance from Australia. The funds went to clearance and risk education activities implemented by the Swiss Foundation for Demining (Fondation Suisse de Déminage, FSD).[1]

Five-year support for mine action

In the five-year period from 2018–2022, the Philippines received almost US$2.5 million in international mine action assistance. No annual contributions were received in 2019–2021, but US$1.8 million was received in 2018.[2]

[1] Australia Mine Ban Treaty Article 7 Report (for calendar year 2022), Form J. See, Mine Ban Treaty Article 7 Database. Average exchange rate for 2022: A$1=US$0.6951. United States (US) Federal Reserve, “List of Exchange Rates (Annual),” 9 January 2023.

[2] See ICBL, Landmine Monitor 2019 (ICBL-CMC: Geneva, November 2019).