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Landmines UXO and demining

Cambodia Expects to be Landmine-Free Within 5 Years

The Cambodian government will deploy 2,000 soldiers to train as deminers after Western nations, led by the United States, bolstered efforts to rid the country of landmines and other unexploded ordnance by 2025. ...

Luke Hunt
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/5635885.html

Asean-UN join forces against COVID-19, landmines

Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn has reiterated Cambodia’s support for the crucial roles the United Nations is playing in steering global efforts to combat COVID-19. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50776023/asean-un-join-forces-against-covid-19-landmines/

Beware of shifting landmines due to floods

CambodiaN Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and Cambodia Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) have urged people to be aware of an increased risk of mines during floods. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50774285/beware-of-shifting-landmines-due-to-floods/

US commits to help rid leftover cluster bombs in Cambodia

The United States has renewed its commitment to help rid Cambodia of cluster munitions dropped by their forces during the Vietnam War. . ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50768551/us-commits-to-help-rid-leftover-cluster-bombs-in-cambodia/

Demining official asks China for more support

Senior demining official Ly Thuch asked the Chinese Ambassador yesterday to provide more support in order to reach the goal of making Cambodia mine-free by 2025. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50767426/demining-official-asks-china-for-more-support/

CMAA thank donors for contribution to demining effort

The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) yesterday expressed its appreciation for the support provided by the United States to clear Cambodia of landmines and explosive remnants of war. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50759201/cmaa-thank-donors-for-contribution-to-demining-effort/

Warship found in Mekong

The Cambodia Mine Action Centre (CMAC) has found a warship buried at the bottom of the Mekong River in Srei Santhor district, Kampong Cham province.​ ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/warship-found-mekong

Mine explosions kill two men, injure four in Pursat’s Veal Veng

Three children and an adult were seriously injured on Wednesday when a mine they were playing with exploded in Thma Da commune, in Pursat province’s Veal Veng district. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mine-explosions-kill-two-men-injure-four-pursats-veal-veng

CMAC removes grenades used as makeshift stove

Local authorities, in cooperation with officials from the Cambodian Mine Action Center, yesterday retrieved eight B40 rocket-propelled grenades at the residence of one of the local families in Siem Reap province. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50754488/cmac-removes-grenades-used-as-makeshift-stove/

Two people killed in mine explosion in Pursat

Two people were killed in an explosion on Monday after they attempted to rid their farm of an uncovered UXO in Pursat province’s Veal Veng district, officials said yesterday. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751817/two-people-killed-in-mine-explosion-in-pursat/

South Korea to give $10m for demining activities

The South Korean government will provide $10 million for the Kingdom’s landmine clearing activities from 2021 to 2025. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750371/south-korea-to-give-10m-for-demining-activities/

Demining provides land to 5.7m people

Some five million people across the country have reportedly gained safe access to agricultural land, livelihood activities and development amid Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority’s Clearing for Results (CfR) Phase IV project. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749583/demining-provides-land-to-5-7m-people/

Kingdom to get demining aid

The international community will provide $20 million in aid to assist Cambodia with mine and explosive ordnance clearance. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-get-demining-aid

UXO blast kills boy, injures three

A five-year-old boy was killed in Preah Vihear province on Sunday when a B-40 rocket he was playing with near his home exploded. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/uxo-blast-kills-boy-injures-three

CMAC discourages use of pagoda bells made from war remnants

Two pagodas, one each in Stung Treng and Kandal provinces, have agreed to stop using bells made out of metal from remnants of war following the advice of the Cambodian Mine Action Center in a message posted on his Facebook page today. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50748793/cmac-discourages-use-of-pagoda-bells-made-from-war-remnants/

Man injured in UXO explosion in Pursat province

In Pursat province, a man who was intoxicated suffered serious injuries after a cluster mine he threw into a stream exploded. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50743995/man-injured-in-uxo-explosion-in-pursat-province/

Australia provides over $5 million for demining work

Australia has committed to grant AUD 7.6 million (about $5.26 million) for demining work in the Kingdom’s three most-affected provinces from this year until 2024. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50742996/australia-provides-over-5-million-for-demining-work/

Italy to contribute €100,000 to ARMAC’s operations

Italy is set to contribute €100,000 to the ASEAN Regional Mine Action Centre (ARMAC)’s operation. This was said by ARMAC in a press release by quoting a letter of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the centre. ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50742086/italy-to-contribute-e100000-to-armacs-operations/

UXOs found in two separate provinces safely destroyed

Twenty anti-personnel mines and 60mm mortar tails found by residents in Siem Reap province’s Svay Loeu district and Preah Vihear province’s Choam Ksan district have been destroyed by the Cambodian Self Help Demining (CSHD) team. Svay Loeu district police chief Colonel Sun Eng said yesterday ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741612/uxos-found-in-two-separate-provinces-safely-destroyed/

Mine and UXO explosions kill two as this year’s mine-related casualties decline

Two men were killed on Sunday in separate cases of landmine and unexploded ordnance explosion in the provinces of Kandal and Battambang. Colonel Duong Teng, Kandal province’s Ponhea Leu district police chief, said 51-year-old scrap metal buyer Y Sarin was killed Sunday afternoon after a ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50739447/mine-and-uxo-explosions-kill-two-as-this-years-mine-related-casualties-decline/

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