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Demobilization

 

the transfer of armed forces and entire sectors of the national economy from wartime to peacetime status. Demobilization provides at the end of a war for the reduction of the armed forces to regular peacetime forces by disbanding troop units, headquarters, installations, and institutions formed during wartime, the discharge of surplus personnel into the reserve, and the return to the national economy of property confiscated during mobilization.

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Their demobilisation was hard-won but decisive, their relocation on WFP planes was extraordinary, and their stay in the transit camps preparing to return home was rewarding for all of us.
And there are still some 4,000 children in the SPLA awaiting demobilisation.
When my second tour was about to finish I had a word with my commanding officer (Royal Horse Artillery) about leaving the service, but he told me that owing to the dangerous situation with the Russians, the army had put a block on all demobilisations and he said: "The situation is that if we let all our war experienced men leave Germany the Russians will be at the Channel ports within three days.
As part of the support the mission provides to the national Authority for Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (ADDR) for transitional assistance for ex-combatant the package includes non-food items and other safety items to covre their needs during long-term reintegration.
June 29, 2015 (EL FASHER) - The joint peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) refuted accusations of impeding the activities of the Sudan Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (SDDRC).
The peacekeeping mission which chairs the cease fire commission confirmed it turned down a request by the SDDRC to extend its cooperation to the demobilisation of Sudanese government troops but added they accepted to help the former rebels signatory of the 2006 Abuja Agreement.
Khartoum, 15 Juillet (SUNA) - Le Soudan a recu un soutien technique de la Ligue arabe pour la commission de desarmement, de demobilisation et de reinsertion (DDR) contiennent des appareils et ordinateurs modernes afin de contribuer a la mise en oeuvre des programmes de la commission pour promouvoir la securite, la stabilite et la paix dans le pays.
Le commissaire general charge de la commission du desarmement, de demobilisation Abdul Aziz Mohamed Abdel Rahman a loue le soutien continu qui a ete offre de la Ligue arabe au pour la paix Soudan, notamment au Darfour en plus de son partenariat avec la Commission, soulignant que le soutien technique qui a ete recu sera un ajout reel pour le travail de la Commission et l'achevement rapide des taches.
I ended up clearing land mines on Folkestone beach, so for me the war was also over and I came out shortly after as I was in Group 20 which was due for early demobilisation.
Khartoum 27 Mai (SUNA)-Le Ministre de la Presidence de la Republique, chef du Conseil national de coordination du desarmement, de la demobilisation et de la reinsertion (DDR) Salah Wanasi a preside mardi au palais presidentiel la premiere reunion du Conseil avec la participation d'un certain nombre d'institutions et les autorites competentes.
Le Conseil a approuve le rapport du Bureau du desarmement, de demobilisation et de reinsertion, et le rapport de la commission d'experts et du plan strategique national pour le programme de demobilisation et de reinsertion pour les annees 2014 -2016.