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Resources for Research on Landmine Casualties and Rehabilitation

Library Resources

Easy Search - Broad based search for materials accessible through the University Library

ABI Inform - Business news and information in full-text.

ProQuest Statistical Insight - Wide range of statistical materials - try searching the term "rehabilitation of the disabled" or "amputees" here.

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) - Briefing papers, working papers, journal articles, and full-text books on topics of international import.

MEDLINE - Premier database for life sciences from the U.S. National Library of Medicine

PAIS (Public Affairs International Service) - Includes magazine and journal articles, government documents and much more.

Sociological Abstracts - Need to know the general cultural acceptance of people with disabilities, try here.

Reports and Reporting Agencies

UNMAS Publications - United Nations Mine Action Service includes some information about specific countries.

World Health Organization - Reports and statistics on landmines injuries and rehabilitation.

Human Rights Watch - Includes links to a number of reports and findings.


Nobel Peace Prize Winner - International Campaign to Ban Land Mines

Associations Unlimited - Search under the term "landmine" to bring up a number of other related associations and NGOs.

Directory of Development Organizations (Devdir) - This is a directory of development and aide organizations in most of the world's countries.  Choose the country you are interested in reviewing and search the files for your terms - landmines, rehabilitation, etc.

Country Reports

CIA World Factbook - Publicly accessible information that includes economic and social statistics.

EIU Country Reports - Go to the Country Reports for information on political stability in addition to many economic and social statistics.

Europa World Plus - Covers over 250 countries and territories with basic government, social, economic, and communications information.

World at Risk - General information about the state of human rights, war crimes and more - all full text online.  Looking for older material, search for the title in the online catalog