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Landmines UXO and demining

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

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

Germany pledges further $3.8M for mine clearance

Germany has committed to providing another €3.5 million ($3,841,000) over the next two years to the Halo Trust for landmine clearance in Cambodia in a bid to help the Kingdom reach its landmine-free goal in 2025. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/germany-pledges-further-38m-mine-clearance

UK commits $4.3 million to demining

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has committed a further $4.3 million to aid demining activities in Cambodia as part of an extension on the Second Global Mine Action Programme (GMAP2). ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/uk-commits-43-million-demining

CMAC, TMAC ink demining agreements

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and the Thailand Mine Action Centre (TMAC) on Tuesday signed an agreement on research and mine clearance in areas near the border. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmac-tmac-ink-demining-agreements

Japan gov’t grants $1.43 million in aid for social projects

Japan on Thursday provided a $1.43 million grant to three organisations working to clear cluster bombs, improve food security and promote sustainable agricultural conditions for poverty reduction in Cambodia. The grant was signed by Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia Masahiro Mikami and representatives of the three recipients ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-govt-grants-143-million-aid-social-projects

UN agency to continue support for landmine and ERW victims

Unicef yesterday announced that it is committed in continuing support for the government and its development partners to reduce threats posed by mines and explosive remnants of war. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50694709/un-agency-to-continue-support-for-landmine-and-erw-victims

Government steps up to reach 2025 mine-free goal

Prime Minister Hun Sen has allowed the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) also known as the Mine Authority to access funds to deploy 2,000 Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) personnel in the humanitarian demining operation from 2020-2025. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-steps-reach-2025-mine-free-goal

CMAC targets more than 100 villages in Banteay Meanchey for demining work

The Cambodian Mine Action Center has targetted more than 100 villages in Banteay Meanchey province for mine clearing operations over the next three years. Leng Ranin, CMAC provincial demining unit chief, said yesterday they have selected 103 villages for the effort to be carried out from ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50692369/cmac-targets-more-than-100-villages-in-banteay-meanchey-for-demining-work

Switzerland will donate $6M

Switzerland will donate $6 million to support demining work in Cambodia and clear all mines in the country by 2025, its ambassador announced on Wednesday. During a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn, Swiss Ambassador to Cambodia Helene Budliger Artieda said ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/switzerland-will-donate-6m

Australian government provides $10 million for Cambodia’s landmine clearing

Australian government provided $10 million for landmine clearing in the Kingdom. The aid was announced when new Australian Ambassador to Cambodia Pablo Chiho Kang today met with Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn at the ministry. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50689920/australian-government-provides-10-million-for-cambodias-landmine-clearing

UXOs destroyed in Battambang town

Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) officials have successfully detonated unexploded ordnance in Battambang town, leading to roads being reopened in Svay Por commune. Battambang town governor Peng Sithy said the unexploded ordnance was found along the Sangke riverbank as crews conducted restoration work near the ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/uxos-destroyed-battambang-town

12 killed, 50 injured by landmines/ERW last year

The Kingdom recorded about 80 casualties caused by landmines and explosive remnants of war across the country last year. This is an increase of more than 30 percent compared to 2018. According to the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority report issued yesterday, from ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50684774/12-killed-50-injured-by-landmines-erw-last-year

CMAC destroys more than 36,000 mines, UXOs in 2019

Throughout this year, the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) had detected and destroyed more than 36,000 mines and unexploded ordnance (UXOs) on nearly 6,700ha of mine-contaminated land across 487 locations in the Kingdom. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmac-destroys-more-36000-mines-uxos-2019

China grants $2.5 for demining operations

The Chinese government has granted more than $2 million in assistance to support demining operations in the Kingdom.​ Heng Ratana, director-general of Cambodian Mine Action Centre, yesterday said the Chinese government agreed to grant $2.5 million to support mine clearance next year. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50674136/china-grants-2-5-for-demining-operations

CMAC registers rise in landmine victims

The Cambodian Mine Action Center yesterday said there were 74 landmine victims this year, an increase from the 58 casualties registered last year and also in 2017. In its annual report CMAC said of these, 12 people were killed, 47 were injured and 15 were ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673787/cmac-registers-rise-in-landmine-victims

Japan provides almost $2M to aid mine clearance efforts

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) on Tuesday signed the Record of Discussion on Technical Cooperation for the Project for Strengthening Organisational Functions of CMAC to implement mine clearance action for the next four years. The project will receive ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-provides-almost-2m-aid-mine-clearance-efforts

CMAA seeks 2,000 soldiers to partake in mine-clearance

The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority is seeking 2,000 army personnel to engage in demining so the Kingdom can to achieve its mine-free goal by 2025.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50671879/cmaa-seeks-2000-soldiers-to-partake-in-mine-clearance

Mine action authority continues push for mine-free Kingdom by 2025

The government and foreign donors have spent about $500 million to clear land mines and war remnants in the Kingdom over the last 20 years, making formerly mine-strewn areas safe for cultivation. Ly Thuch, first vice president of Cambodia Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authorities, ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50669777/mine-action-authority-continues-push-for-mine-free-kingdom-by-2025/

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