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Landmines UXO and demining

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

Farmer killed after accidentally hitting landmine

A farmer was killed following an accidental mine explosion in Oddar Meanchey province. The victim was said to have been ploughing on farmland in the province’s Anlong Veng district when the tragedy happened. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50723287/farmer-killed-after-accidentally-hitting-landmine/

CMAA and UNDP put mine clearance as top priority

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority and UNDP have identified landmine clearance as a priority task in line with the government’s National Mine Action Sector Plan 2018-2025 in a bid to ensure that Cambodia becomes landmine free.​ ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50723387/cmaa-and-undp-put-mine-clearance-as-top-priority/

Landmine fatalities drop

Twenty-six people were killed and injured by landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the first four months of this year, the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) said in a report on Monday. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/landmine-fatalities-drop

One teen killed, four injured in UXO explosions

A boy was killed and four others sustained injuries when a UXO and a landmine exploded in two separate incidents in Battambang province’s Samlot district and Pursat province’s Veal Veng district. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50720609/one-teen-killed-four-injured-in-uxo-explosions/

CMAC collects and destroys UXOs

Cambodian Mine Action Centre experts and four provincial authorities have destroyed a cluster munition weighing more than 300 kilograms and more than 60 UXOs. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716352/cmac-collects-and-destroys-uxos/

Experts remove UXOs found by farmers in Preah Vihear

The Tbeng Meanchey district police and Cambodian Self Help Demining (CSHD) officers removed 17 active unexploded ordnances (UXOs) on Sunday from a plantation in Chheanmok commune in Preah Vihear province. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/experts-remove-uxos-found-farmers-preah-vihear

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