Setting the standard for safe, effective and efficient mine action.
Welcome to the International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) website, supporting mine action professionals and organizations worldwide.
The purpose of IMAS is to promote and advance the safe and effective clearance of landmines and other explosive ordnance. They provide comprehensive guidelines and standards for all aspects of mine action, from land release to risk education and victim assistance.
Through regular updates and expert input, IMAS is a dynamic resource that ensures the highest level of safety and efficiency in mine action operations.
Join the global effort to make the world a safer place by exploring this website and using IMAS as a tool for best practices in mine action.
Introducing IMAS 13.10: "Victim Assistance in Mine Action" in Multiple Languages!
IMAS 13.10, on "Victim Assistance in Mine Action," has been translated into Arabic and French for wider accessibility and global outreach.
The IMAS RB has released new guidelines on how to measure and report beneficiaries
Watch video introducing the new Test and Evaluation Competency
Understanding the International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) provides an introduction to IMAS for professionals working in mine action.
Proposals for IMAS
Updates or changes to the series can be proposed online
Number of International Mine Action Standards supporting effective, safe and efficient mine action. Another 22 Technical Notes for Mine Action and 5 Test and Evaluation Protocols make up the IMAS framework.
Number of organizations and institutions that participate in the IMAS Review Board. This ensures a consensus-based approach to creating and updating IMAS.
Number of experts from the sector who participated in technical working groups in 2022.