Press
@ITF_fund: Last day at the #MineAction Symposium 2017! Currently, discovering the links between #terrorism and explosive remna… https://t.co/EOy3bakZG8
@ITF_fund: We all want peace and a world without mines -- the #MineAction Symposium 2017 is officially opened! @MineActionHR https://t.co/j54oDh1a9K
@ITF_fund: Foreign minister H. E. Mr Luis Filipe Tavares, Ambassador @damjan_bergant ITF director, at @ITF_fund headquarters,… https://t.co/zI83lGaS1T
@ITF_fund: Issue 21.1 of the Journal of CWD is out, with the contribution of our colleague Gregor Sančanin. @CISRJMU https://t.co/g4Xl5fZPCa
@ITF_fund: #April weather can always surprise. Snowy Municipality of Ilijaš, Bosnia and Herzegovina. https://t.co/Q9dkhFhBIu
@ITF_fund: In 20 years ITF raised over 411 mio USD of donor funds that enabled it to implement over 3,100 programs and project… https://t.co/6ceYJWJiz9
@ITF_fund: .@ITF_fund is looking forward to join the #MineAction Symposium this year, too! https://t.co/4LuvUjNYhk

Bulgaria

Contact

Ms Sabina Beber Boštjančič
Deputy Director
T: +386 1 4796 582
E: sabina.beber-bostjancic@itf.si

Problem Statement

There is significant amount of aged, unstable, deteriorated and for other reasons unserviceable ammunition in Bulgaria. Ammunition surplus posses hazard to the local population and is seeking to be demilitarized. Bulgaria has been recently affected by many Unplanned Explosions on Munitions Sites (UEMS). UEMS in Chelopechene left surface and subsurface contaminated by UXO and nearby water areas as well.

What we do

ITF has been provided with funds for assisting in cleaning surface, subsurface and water areas contaminated as a result of Unplanned Explosion on Munitions Sites UEMS located in Chelopechene, Bulgaria. Vegetations have been removed inside ammunition storage area, various type of ammunitions have been detected, excavated, identified and handover to Bulgarian Armed Forces for further disposal. ITF manage with project funds and verifying implementation of UXO cleaning activities.