Demobilization


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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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Despite the supposed demobilization, both continued to run their illegal activities.
Eventually, Renamo stalled the process in August 1993, making entrance to its areas by government and humanitarian entities very difficult (Hanlon, 1993a,b,c,e; 1994b,d; 1995) and threatening to impede the next task, demobilization. The advent and resolution of this impasse illustrates the mechanism of mutual vulnerability.
"They're the same as before the demobilization," says a twenty-five-year-old woman hunched over a sewing machine in Comuna 1, a district on a steep mountainside.
POPPA key interventions include assessment, triage, individual crisis intervention, demobilizations (large-group crisis intervention), defusings (small-group crisis intervention), debriefings (small-group format), and referral to subsequent psychological support if required.
10, the European Union gave its tentative support for the demobilization effort, providing that immunity is not offered to paramilitary troops before all the facts are in.
Karzai arrived in Japan late Thursday to attend a one-day international conference on disarmament, demobilization and reintegration in Tokyo on Saturday.
The demobilization program started last year and is intended to reduce the number of Cambodia's military personnel.
Instead he concentrates on the efforts of the communist party-state in each case to achieve, as he puts it, demobilization and reequilibration immediately following the suppression of the forces for change.
14 (SUNA) -- The United Nations has affirmed its commitment to boost Sudan efforts for realizing peace and stability at the areas that have witnessed disputes and to help the Commission for Disarmament, Demobilization and Re-Integration implementing its programs for realizing security and stability at these areas.
February 14, 2018 (KHARTOUM) Sudan's Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) Commission said the United States would soon join donor countries supporting the implementation of its programmes.
Scroll through any set of accounting books addressing international or domestic petroleum operations and under the heading of "Costs" will be listed the mobilization and demobilization of oil and gas field drilling machinery, equipment, supplies, and personnel.