Committee of Missing and POWs Affairs (NCMPA)
reports the total number to be at 605.
How does the committee
(NCMPA) know the exact number of Missing
and POWs reported by them?
The committee (NCMPA)
has an updated database of all reported Missing
and POWs. Every name recorded must be verified by members of the
of that Missing person or POW. A full profile of each Missing person
is kept in filealong with detailed information on when and where the captivity
What are the reactions
of the average Kuwaiti towards the POW issue?
Almost every Kuwaiti
has a close relative or friend that happens to be from [HOME]
among the reported Missing and POWs. Although the number of captivated
seem rather small, they actually amount to nearly 0.1 % of the total Kuwaiti
population whichmeans for every one thousand Kuwaiti, one is being held
as a POW.
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