An ERW/ landmine explosion can cause various injuries to an individual including the loss of limbs (which is the case with the majority of victims); abdominal, chest and spinal injuries, etc.; blindness and deafness, as well as less-visible psychological
trauma not only to the person who encountered the explosion, but also to the families of those killed or injured.Exec Sec made a remarkable effort in the area of rehabilitation services. For that, Exec Sec introduced the concept of establishing an Artificial Limbs Center in Matrouh Governorate.
Fitting and Maintenance Services for landmine victims mainly take place in Cairo due to the absence of the service in Matrouh Governorate. For that, the Executive Secratariat introduced the concept of
establishing an Artificial Limbs Center in Matrouh Governorate.
So far, a number of 542 fittings took place in addition to the periodical maintenance services. Moreover, a number of victims received other mobility aids that fits with their physical status.
- – 258 landmine victims who were fitted once
- – 200 refitted
- – 51 landmine victims provided with spare parts
- – 33 patients with amputations resulting from chronic diseases and other accidents.
- – 25 landmine victims received wheel chairs (regular and electric)