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Yemen. 2010 ‘Measures Taken by the Government.’ National Report of Yemen on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA). New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Yemen to the United Nations. 20 January

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Measures Taken by the Government with a View to Implementing the Programme Include the Following:

5. A programme has been carried out to collect arms, ammunition and explosives from the population and payment has been and continues to be made for large quantities thereof. Over a period of nine years, committees formed in order to purchase arms from citizens expended some $30 million. Those arms were destroyed and their destruction documented. Over the past year, 350 tons of explosives and ammunition have been destroyed.

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