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NAIROBI, Kenya - Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Demining students practice identifying unexploded ordinances, at the International Mine Action Training Center (IMATC) in Nairobi, Kenya, November 24, 2008. IMATC, a partnership between British, Kenyan, and U.S. armed forces from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, trains people worldwide on the process of safe de-mining in affected countries. (U.S. Navy Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Scott Cohen)
NAIROBI, Kenya - Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Demining students practice identifying unexploded ordinances, at the International Mine Action Training Center (IMATC) in Nairobi, Kenya, November 24, 2008. IMATC, a partnership between British, Kenyan, and U.S. armed forces from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, trains people worldwide on the process of safe de-mining in affected countries. (U.S. Navy Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Scott Cohen)
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To many, Kenya invokes thoughts of a rich culture, friendly people, and the wonders of a safari. Few people realize that Kenya is also home to a center whose mission is to train people worldwide in the process of safe de-mining in affected countries.

The International Mine Action Training Center (IMATC), which opened in the outskirts on Nairobi in February, 2005, is a partnership between the British and Kenyan armed forces and includes personnel from the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn