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Landmines UXO and demining

Hun Sen requests UNDP support for mine-free goal

Prime Minister Hun Sen has requested that the UN Development Progamme (UNDP) continue its support for mine action in Cambodia so the Kingdom can achieve its goal of becoming mine-free by 2025. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-requests-undp-support-mine-free-goal

Demining remains priority, says PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen instructed local authorities, demining operators and citizens to cooperate to safely eliminate the scourge of landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW). ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/demining-remains-priority-says-pm

Hun Sen requests UNDP support for mine-free goal

Prime Minister Hun Sen has requested that the UN Development Progamme (UNDP) continue its support for mine action in Cambodia so the Kingdom can achieve its goal of becoming mine-free by 2025. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-requests-undp-support-mine-free-goal

Cambodia and Japan appreciate good cooperation in landmine clearance

Cambodia and Japan have appreciated their good bilateral cooperation, mainly in the field of mine clearance. The appreciation was made during a visit by a group of students from Chuo University, Japan led by Professor Hanatani Atsushi to the Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) ‘s ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501147262/cambodia-and-japan-appreciate-good-cooperation-in-landmine-clearance/

Cambodia records 40 landmine, ERW casualties in first eight months

Cambodia registered 40 landmine and explosive remnant of war (ERW) casualties in the first eight months of 2022, up 21 percent compared with 33 over the same period last year, according to a report released on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501146548/cambodia-records-40-landmine-erw-casualties-in-first-eight-months/

Mine-free status seen for K Chhnang in Dec as work barrels towards 2025 target

Accoording to senior minister Ly Thuch, Prime Minister Hun Sen has always regarded demining work as one of his core priorities and part of his mission of rescuing, restoring, building and developing the nation. Thuch also said that Kampong Chhnang province is a priority province and ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mine-free-status-seen-k-chhnang-dec-work-barrels-towards-2025-target

Svay Rieng province to be declared mine-free in 2023

The south-eastern province of Svay Rieng is expected to achieve mine-free status next year through Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Project for Mine Action (STP-MA) themed “Providing Safe Ground, Creating smiles”.​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501139308/svay-rieng-province-to-be-declared-mine-free-in-2023/

12 provinces to be mine-free next year, the rest by 2025

Five of Cambodia’s 25 provinces will soon be declared mine-free under the Samdech Techo Project for Mine Action (STP-MA) initiated by Prime Minster Hun Sen, and by the end of 2023, 12 provinces will be free of landmines and other explosive remnants of war (ERW). ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501124330/12-provinces-to-be-mine-free-next-year-the-rest-by-2025/

Tboung Khmum to be first mine-free province under PM’s mine action project

As the country’s mine action centres mobilize to tackle and fast-track measures to make Cambodia mine-free by 2025, Tboung Khmum will be the first mine-free province under the “Samdech Techo Project for Mine Action”. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501113703/tboung-khmum-to-be-first-mine-free-province-under-pms-mine-action-project/

$65m more needed to meet mine-free goal

The government needs another $65 million on top of the $15 million already received in donations to clear 190 mine-contaminated areas and make Cambodia mine-free by 2025. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501108595/65m-more-needed-to-meet-mine-free-goal/

Mine action plan to be implemented in three provinces, eight districts

Cambodia is ready to for the implementation of the “Providing Safe Ground, Creating Smiles” project in three provinces and eight districts. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501107555/mine-action-plan-to-be-implemented-in-three-provinces-eight-districts/

Cambodia, Colombia to continue mine clearance cooperation

Cambodia and Colombia have reaffirmed commitment for both bilateral and multilateral cooperation, especially under the South-South program. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501106791/cambodia-colombia-to-continue-mine-clearance-cooperation/

More than $11 million donated by national philanthropists for demining work

Cambodian Mine Action Centre’s (CMAC) Director-General said that more than $11 million have been donated towards demining and UXO clearance work by national donors.​ ...

https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501106145/more-than-11-million-donated-by-national-philanthropists-for-demining-work/

Demining efforts a contributor to socio-economic development in Cambodia

Senior Minister Ly Thuch said that humanitarian mine action has made a significant contribution to Cambodia’s socio-economic development by ensuring safe land for the livelihood of local communities. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501094304/demining-efforts-a-contributor-to-socio-economic-development-in-cambodia/

Australia a prominent partner in Cambodia’s demining efforts

Senior Minister Ly Thuch, First Vice President of Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), said that he considers Australia to be a prominent and strong partner for mine action in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501094318/australia-a-prominent-partner-in-cambodias-demining-efforts/

CMAC, APOPO sign cooperation agreement on landmine clearance

The Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) and APOPO, a non-profit organization that trains African giant pouched rats to save lives by detecting landmines, have reached a partnership and cooperation agreement on landmine clearance. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501083052/cmac-apopo-sign-cooperation-agreement-on-landmine-clearance/

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/

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