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Landmines UXO and demining

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/

Casualties from landmine/UXO in Cambodia down 42 pct in first half of the year

Cambodia reported 36 landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) casualties in the first half of 2020, down 42 percent compared with 62 over the same period last year, said an official report on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50738375/casualties-from-landmine-uxo-in-cambodia-down-42-pct-in-first-half-of-the-year/

New project to advance Kingdom’s mine-free goal

The Mine Advisory Group on Monday inked an agreement with the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority to facilitate the operation of a two-year project on information management development in mine-clearance action. The assistance aims to support the Kingdom in making headway towards its ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50737291/new-project-to-advance-kingdoms-mine-free-goal/

New Zealand offers $3.8m in mine clearance

The government of New Zealand has provided about $3.8 million in aid to support mine clearance projects in Cambodia. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50736524/new-zealand-offers-3-8m-in-mine-clearance/

Over 150 UXOs found in Pursat province

More than 150 unexploded ordnances have been found by villagers in a farm located in the Pursat province’s Kropeur Pi commune. They were safely destroyed by HALO Trust organisation. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50734638/over-150-uxos-found-in-pursat-province/

CMAC removes landmines used as home decorations

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and the Banteay Meanchey provincial authorities on Wednesday collected 30 mines and UXOs from a 48-year-old man who used them to decorate his home in O’Chrov district’s O’Beichoan commune. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmac-removes-landmines-used-home-decorations

Two people killed, another injured in mine explosions

Two people were killed while another sustained serious injuries in two separate explosions of landmine and unexploded ordnance in Battambang and Kratie provinces. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50732617/two-people-killed-another-injured-in-mine-explosions/

Norway continues to support demining activities in Cambodia

The Government of Norway through Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) confirmed its commitment to continue supporting Cambodia’s mine clearance efforts by providing $5 million for the next four years. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50730943/norway-continues-to-support-demining-activities-in-cambodia/

UXO explosion in Pailin province injures two men

Two men were seriously injured in an explosion of a 74 mm unexploded shell ordnance at Huy Tbong village in Pailin province. Lieutenant Colonel Kong Samnang, deputy police chief of Pailin city, said yesterday the explosion of the ordnance, which occurred at around 5pm on ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50728071/uxo-explosion-in-pailin-province-injures-two-men/

Preah Vihear excavator driver hit by sharpnel

An 18-year-old man was rushed to the Choam Ksan district referral hospital after he sustained serious head injuries on Sunday when the excavator he was using to dig a canal hit an anti-tank mine in Kamprak village, Yeang commune, Preah Vihear province. ...

Kim Sarom
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-excavator-driver-hit-sharpnel

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