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Prey Veng declared Kingdom’s second mine-free province

Prey Veng is now the second province to be declared landmine free – after Kep – though some undiscovered munitions and cluster bombs as well as other unexploded ordnance (UXO) remain to be cleared, according to Ly Thuch, first vice-president of the Cambodian Mine Action ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/prey-veng-declared-kingdoms-second-mine-free-province

CMAA asks for UN financing, demining tech

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) has made a request for financial and technical support from the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) for demining in Cambodia, in a meeting between top officials from the two organisations. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmaa-asks-un-financing-demining-tech

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/

Cambodia confers 'Medal of Honour' to UK foundation's McGrath for mine action

Cambodian ambassador to the UK Kan Pharith presented the Royal Government of Cambodia’s Medal of Honour to Lou McGrath for his humanitarian work to help rescue victims of civil war through the Sir Bobby Charlton Foundation in Cambodia. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-confers-medal-honour-uk-foundations-mcgrath-mine-action-0

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/

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/

UNDP supports 2025 landmine-free target

The newly appointed United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) representative Alissar Chaker has given her assurance that she will continue supporting the Kingdom to achieve the landmine-free target in 2025. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50968693/undp-supports-2025-landmine-free-target/

CMAA warns residents of flooded areas about mines

Ly Thuch, Senior Minister and First Vice-President of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), called on government officials at all levels to continue spreading awareness about the dangers of mines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) whenever meeting with the public in ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmaa-warns-residents-flooded-areas-about-mines

CMAA inks MoU with Chinese NGO, eyes mine-free P Sihanouk by 2025

The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) and the Chinese Relief Association for Saving Cambodians (RASC) on October 25 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to mobilise resources from Chinese investors at home and abroad to support demining work in Preah Sihanouk province. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmaa-inks-mou-chinese-ngo-eyes-mine-free-p-sihanouk-2025

Deminers warn public on post-flood explosives risks

The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) instructed the capital and provincial mine action committees to take any measures necessary to prevent any danger to the public from unexploded ordnance (UXO) in areas where flooding has occurred following reports by authorities of loose ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/deminers-warn-public-post-flood-explosives-risks

Kep prepped as Kingdom’s first province free of mines

The government plans to declare Kep the first mine-free province by year’s end as clearance work has accelerated again after a pandemic-related period of slower progress. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kep-prepped-kingdoms-first-province-free-mines

CMAA receives $1 million aid from China for demining efforts

China’s Foreign Affairs Assistant Minister Wu Jianghao signed an agreement with Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) vice-president Ly Thuch to provide equipment worth about $1 million. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50934480/cmaa-receives-1-million-aid-from-china-for-demining-efforts/

Cluster bomb clearance still going despite Covid-19 crisis

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) continues the search for cluster bombs and research information to speed up unexploded ordnance clearance. CMAA has also appealed to donor countries and partners to continue support for the organisation’s activities.​ ...

Lay Samean
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/cluster-bomb-clearance-still-going-despite-covid-19-crisis

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/

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