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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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According to established UN guidelines, demobilisation includes the formal and controlled discharge of active combatants from armed forces or other armed groups.
The main focus of German economic demobilisation was to find work for the ex-soldiers and to maintain levels of employment during the transition to a peace-time economy.
Le rapport a passe en revue les realisations atteintes au cours des dernieres annees dans le cadre de la demobilisation et la reinsertion des combattants ainsi que dans le renforcement de la securite de al societe et le controle des armes legers.
Demobilisation exercises had now been completed in Gumuruk, Zertet and Pibor, with Likuangule, Boma and Pochalla also to be targeted in the coming days.
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.
The proposed contract covers four months of work offshore India and is worth an estimated USD14m, plus mobilisation and demobilisation costs.
November 12, 2014 (EL-FASHER) The Sudan Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (SDDRC) launched on Wednesday the demobilisation exercise for combatants belonging to different former rebel groups in Darfur.
Khartoum 20 Avril (SUNA)- l'Assistant du president de la Republique, Moussa Mohammad Ahmad a rencontre dimanche au Palais presidentiel une delegation de la Commission de la Desarmement, la Demobilisation et la Reinsertion (DDR) presidee par Abdul Aziz Mohammad Abdul Rahman, commissaire designe en presence des representants du Front de l'Est-Soudan et du ministre d'Etat a la Defense.
The contract would be worth some USD17m including mobilisation and demobilisation.
(SUNA) - L'envoye de la Ligue arabe au Soudan , l'Ambassadeur Salah Halima a declare que la Ligue arabe est pret a soutenir les programmes de desarmement , demobilisation et reinsertion au Soudan , soulignant l'importance du projet pour le developpement durable et la coexistence pacifique dans les zones touchees par la guerre dans l'Est du Soudan , le Darfour , Kordofan et le Nil Bleu .
Bisimwa said M23 commanders asked commanders to prepare their fighters for disarmament and demobilisation. "The chief of general staff and the commanders of all major units are requested to prepare troops for disarmament, demobilization and reintegration on terms to be agreed with the government of Congo." The DRC army with the backing of a United Nations brigade comprising of soldiers from South Africa, Tanzania and Malawi routed the rebels and took over a string of towns previously under control of the M23 including their bastion of Bunagana, near the border with Uganda.
By Ijoo Bosco October 28, 2013 (TORIT) - A primary school and health facility in the Eastern Equatoria state has been handed over to the government in the Tirrangore area of Torit county as part of a project by the United Nations and South Sudan's disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration commission to help former soldiers.