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Landmines UXO and demining

Specialists remove underwater UXO

Specialists from the National Centre for Peacekeeping Forces, Mines and Explosive Remnants of War Clearance (NPMEC), in cooperation with the army’s Special Forces Command (SFC), have conducted underwater operations to extract munitions from warships which sank in Kampong Cham province’s Srei Santhor district during the ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/specialists-remove-underwater-uxo

Armac receives $2 million from South Korea gov’t for mine victims

The ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (Armac) in Phnom Penh has received approximately $2 million from the government of South Korea through the ASEAN-Korea Cooperation Fund (AKCF) for victims of mines or explosive remnants of war (ERW). .. ...

Rhea Mae Soco
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803967/armac-receives-2-million-from-south-korea-govt-for-mine-victims/

Interior Ministry to finish sunken ship UXO clearance by May

The Interior Ministry yesterday outlined a plan to finish clearance of unexploded ordnance in a sunken warship this May and until then, 150 hectares of the Mekong River are cordoned off to protect the lives of fishermen in the area. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803966/interior-ministry-to-finish-sunken-ship-uxo-clearance-by-may/

CMAC to clear even more landmines than last year

Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) has announced it will clear nearly 10 percent more landmines this year compared to the last. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803005/cmac-to-clear-even-more-landmines-than-last-year/

Chinese assistance instrumental in clearing 1,708 hectares of landmine-contaminated areas in Cambodia

Last year, China helped Cambodia to clear a total of 1,708 hectares of land contaminated with 9,238 landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXOs), said Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)’s Director General Heng Ratana. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50801722/chinese-assistance-instrumental-in-clearing-1708-hectares-of-landmine-contaminated-areas-in-cambodia/

CMAC destroyed almost 40,000 landmines and UXOs last year

The Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) destroyed almost 40,000 landmines and unexploded ordnance last year as part of the Kingdom’s goal to become mine-free by 2030. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50800093/cmac-destroyed-almost-40000-landmines-and-uxos-last-year/

Canada called to chip in for demining work

Cambodia has requested that Canada consider supporting a research project and review the current status of minefields as related to land use across the country to reduce the cost and time for demining. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/canada-called-chip-demining-work

CMAC and Apopo sign MoU on land mine detection rats

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and the Anti-Persoonsmijnen Ontmijnende Product Ontwikkeling (Apopo), known in English as the Anti-Personnel Landmines Removal Product Development, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on landmine detection rats in Cambodia. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50792640/cmac-and-apopo-sign-mou-on-land-mine-detection-rats/

450kg aerial bomb found and cleared in Kampong Thom

Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) has found and cleared an aerial bomb weighing over 450 kilogrammes in Kampong Thom province. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50788323/450kg-aerial-bomb-found-and-cleared-in-kampong-thom/

Oddar Meanchey farmer steps on landmine

A farmer in his 40s was seriously injured after stepping on a mine on his property in O’Smach commune, in Oddar Meanchey province’s Samrong town on November 21. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oddar-meanchey-farmer-steps-landmine

Landmines cleared in Banteay Srei

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) Secretary-General Prum Sopheak Mongkol said yesterday landmines have been cleared in a 687,706 square metre area where the dangerous legacy of the civil war lingered and is now finally free years after peace was achieved in late ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783850/landmines-cleared-in-banteay-srei/

Police officer loses leg after stepping on landmine next to temple

A police officer has lost his leg after stepping on an anti-personnel mine buried near a temple in Preah Vihear province on Friday. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783129/police-officer-loses-leg-after-stepping-on-landmine-next-to-temple/

Soldier steps on mine, dies

A military border guard died at the Preah Vihear Provincial Referral Hospital after stepping on a landmine and suffering injuries to his right leg and body last week. The incident took place in Choam Ksan district’s Sra Em commune. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/soldier-steps-mine-dies

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/

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