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Landmines UXO and demining

Landmines pose threat to over a million people in Cambodia

More than one million people in Cambodia still live in fear and work in areas contaminated by mines and explosive remnants of war (ERWs), a senior official said here on Friday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501079403/landmines-pose-threat-to-over-a-million-people-in-cambodia/

CMAA, Australian embassy to co-host dialogue on mine action this week

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) and the Australian Embassy will co-host the High-Level Dialogue on Mine Action on May 20 in Siem Reap province in a hybrid format. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077421/cmaa-australian-embassy-to-co-host-dialogue-on-mine-action-this-week/

Ly Thuch seeks UN aid in demining Cambodia

Senior Minister Ly Thuch, President of National Committee for Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, has urged the UN agency to offer financial and technical support for the country’s demining. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501072127/ly-thuch-seeks-un-aid-in-demining-cambodia/

One Tonne aerial bomb found in river near Sokha Phnom Penh Hotel

Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) found an unexploded aerial bomb form the civil war era in the 1970s. The explosive device was uncovered by an excavator removing sediment from the river in Tonle Boun Muk near the Sokha Hotel in Phnom Penh and in front ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501070584/one-tonne-aerial-bomb-found-in-river-near-sokha-phnom-penh-hotel/

CMAA signs MoU with US demining NGO

Cambodia Mine Action and Victims Assistance Authority (CMAA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a US-based NGO to broaden partnership and cooperation on landmine clearance. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501049599/cmaa-signs-mou-with-us-demining-ngo/

UN appreciates Cambodia’s mine clearance achievements

The United Nations have spoken highly of the achievements of Cambodia in mine clearance, providing safe land for the people and contributing to supporting peace and development in the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501049454/un-appreciates-cambodias-mine-clearance-achievements/

Cambodia, EuroCham discuss mine action cooperation

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) and the European Chamber of Commerce of Cambodia (EuroCham Cambodia) have discussed a cooperation on mine clearance in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501047244/cambodia-eurocham-discuss-mine-action-cooperation/

US providing over $6 million for demining efforts until 2025

The US government is providing more than $6 million for demining efforts in Svay Rieng, Prey Veng, Kampong Cham, Tboung Khmum, Kratie, Ratanakkiri and Mondulkiri provinces and until 2025. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501038829/us-providing-over-6-million-for-demining-efforts-until-2025/

Government set to achieve mine-free status in three years.

Under a National Mine Action Strategy 2018-2025, the government is all set to achieve a mine-free Cambodia to the fullest extent possible in another three years. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501032089/government-set-to-achieve-mine-free-status-in-three-years/

PM salutes deminers for sacrifices

Prime Minister Hun Sen has paid tribute to deminers across Cambodia, whose efforts in the last 25 years have led to a dramatic decrease in mine-related casualties. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-salutes-deminers-sacrifices

Japan gives $1.7mil for demining in two provinces

The Japanese Government has agreed to provide $1,799,166 for two projects under the framework of “The Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects”.​​ ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501030660/japan-gives-1-7mil-for-demining-in-two-provinces/

Kep to become first Mine-free province this year

Kep will become the first Cambodian province without mine by this year, according to the provincial administration. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501024152/kep-to-become-first-mine-free-province-this-year/

CMAA and army commit to continue demining cooperation

The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) has committed to strengthening cooperation with the Royal Cambodian Army in clearing land mines and explosive remnants of war across the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501022145/cmaa-and-army-commit-to-continue-demining-cooperation/

CMAC touts remarkable success in ongoing demining operations

More than 5,000 discoveries of explosive remnants of war (ERW) were reported to the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) in 2021, with a total of 20,000 munitions destroyed. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmac-touts-remarkable-success-ongoing-demining-operations

Cambodia, Norway renew mine clearance cooperation

Cambodia and Norway have reaffirmed mutual commitment for both bilateral and multilateral cooperation, especially on mine clearance sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501017801/cambodia-norway-renew-mine-clearance-cooperation/

Cambodia, China to boost cooperation on mine clearing

Cambodia and the People’s Republic of China have agreed to further boost cooperation on mine clearance in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501014776/cambodia-china-to-boost-cooperation-on-mine-clearing/

Mekong UXO search off until waters recede

Officials have requested modern technological equipment to enable them to continue their work of collecting unexploded ordnance (UXO) in sunken warships in the Mekong River in four areas of Kandal and Preveng provinces. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mekong-uxo-search-until-waters-recede

JICA assesses infrastructure aid for CMAC in two provinces

The government of Japan, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has assessed the construction of buildings and infrastructure in Siem Reap and Kampong Chhnang provinces to serve the demining sector. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501011964/jica-assesses-infrastructure-aid-for-cmac-in-two-provinces/

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