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Mine, UXO casualties up 40 percent

The Cambodian Mine Action Authority has reported that casualties increased this year by more than 40 percent when compared with the same period last year. A CMAA report obtained yesterday showed there were 71 casualties from January to October due to landmine and unexploded ordnance ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50668223/mine-uxo-casualties-up-40-percent/

More than $400 million needed for mine clearance

The Cambodian Mine Action Authority said yesterday that the country needs more than $400 million to clear mines and explosive remnants of war from 2018 to 2025, on an area larger than 1,970 square kilometres. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50299575/more-than-400-million-needed-for-mine-clearance/

China gives demining supplies after pledge of support

The Chinese Embassy donated equipment to the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) yesterday, marking the beginning of a new pledge to become a top donor to the sector, following the withdrawal of US funds.​ ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/china-gives-demining-supplies-after-pledge-support

Landmine casualties drop by 25 percent

The number of casualties from landmines last year dropped by a quarter compared with the year before, the first time the number of deaths or injuries have been less than 100, the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) said yesterday. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/34546/landmine-casualties-drop-by-25-percent/

Casualties from UXO drop in 2015

Landmines and other old ordnance killed or injured 111 people in 2015, according to figures from the state-run Cambodian Mine Action Authority, as many as in 2013 but nearly a third less than last year, when casualties jumped to 154 people. ...

Ouch Sony and Zsombor Peter
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/casualties-from-a-drop-in-2015-106967/

Mine, UXO explosions casualties up in 2014

Both the number of accidents and casualties caused by old landmines and other unexploded ordnance (UXO) rose by nearly 40 percent last year, according to the latest government data, though the two figures were still the second lowest on record following years of progress in ...

Zsombor Peter
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/mine-uxo-explosions-casualties-up-in-2014-81534/

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