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CMAA continues to clear the Kingdom of landmines and ERWs

Senior Officials of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) highlighted yesterday that from 2018 to 2020, around 421 square kilometres of contaminated land containing landmines and Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) was cleared, benefitting around 2 million people.​ ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50923171/cmaa-continues-to-clear-the-kingdom-of-landmines-and-erws/

Landmine casualties in Cambodia down 32 pct in first half of 2021: report

Cambodia reported 26 landmine and explosive remnant of war (ERW) casualties in the first half of 2021, down 32 percent compared with 38 over the same period last year, said a report released on Sunday. ...

Xinhua
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2021-07/11/c_1310055218.htm

Woman in Banteay Meanchey loses leg after UXO explosion

Explosive remnants of war continue to haunt the Cambodian people with the country at peace, with a 33-year-old woman losing a leg after stepping on a landmine while harvesting bamboo shoots in Banteay Meanchey province. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/woman-banteay-meanchey-loses-leg-after-uxo-explosion

Landmine experts hold talks

Around 100 national and international landmine experts gathered in Siem Reap this week for the Asean Regional Mine Action Center’s (Armac) inaugural regional workshop. Diverse topics were discussed, including new and innovative clearance techniques and strategies to enhance the assistance provided to survivors of explosive ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/landmine-experts-hold-talks

Casualties from explosives decline

Casualties from landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) declined over the first nine month of 2016 compared with the same period last year, according to a report. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/31323/casualties-from-explosives-decline/

Survivor: war ends but suffering remains

Forty-six-year-old Phon Chet, who lost his left leg to cluster bombs 14 years ago, sits with other impaired people at a rehabilitation center in Kampong Cham province during a media tour on Thursday. Due to unexploded ordnance left over from the civil war in the 1970s, ...

San Bunsim
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27872/survivor--war-ends-but-suffering-remains/

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