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US senators submit bill on funding landmine clearance in Indochina

Members of the US Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Tammy Baldwin of the Democratic Party from Wisconsin state, and Senator Jerry Moran of the Republican Party from Kansas state, have submitted a bipartisan bill that allocates funding for clearing landmines and other unexploded ordnances left over ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501389513/us-senators-submit-bill-on-funding-landmine-clearance-in-indochina/

Manet declares Kampong Speu province mine-free

Prime Minister Hun Manet paid his respects to and commended the efforts of all mine action operators to clear landmines from Kampong Speu province and protect lives. ... ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/manet-declares-kampong-speu-province-mine-free

UXO casualties down one third to date in 2023

Officials from the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) reported that in the first nine months of the year, nearly 30 people were victims of unexploded ordnance (UXO), a reduction of around one third on the same period last year. ... ...

Chea Sokny
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/uxo-casualties-down-one-third-date-2023

Tractor hits anti-tank mine, Preah Vihear’s sixth death this year

A landmine killed a man on May 22 while he was operating a power tiller to plough a rice field in Sro Em commune’s Stung Khieu Techo village of Preah Vihear province’s Choam Ksan district. ... ...

Kim Sarom
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tractor-hits-anti-tank-mine-preah-vihears-sixth-death-year

Phnom Penh declared mine-free within municipality

The threats posed by landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) are more complex than they might appear at first glance, as they leave people with crippling injuries, suffering, trauma and in mourning while also disrupting development of the land they infest, said a senior ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phnom-penh-declared-mine-free-within-municipality

Plan to add 6 mine-free provinces by 2023: Thuch

Almost $6 million will be used on mine clearing across six provinces in the first phase of the Samdech Techo Project for Mine Action (STP-MA), according to the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA). ... ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/plan-add-6-mine-free-provinces-2023-thuch

Kep province first to reach mine-free status

Cambodia has declared Kep the first mine-free province, with the capital and six other provinces – Prey Veng, Kandal, Kampong Cham, Preah Sihanouk, Ratanakkiri and Takeo – soon to follow. ... ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kep-province-first-reach-mine-free-status

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

Warship on track for April salvage

If nothing changes, the team searching for unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the warship which was sunk in the Mekong River in Meanchey commune’s Veal village of Kampong Cham province’s Srei Santhor district during the Cambodian civil war in the 1970s, would be completed in late ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/warship-track-april-salvage

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/

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/

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/

Mine, UXO incidents see sharp rise

At least 66 people have been killed and injured by mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) so far this year, an increase of 23 on the same period last year, a report obtained by The Post said. ... ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mine-uxo-incidents-see-sharp-rise

Japan provides grant for demining

CMAC director-general Heng Ratana told The Post on Sunday that Japan has offered $3,536,680 for mine clearance throughout the Kingdom and another $300,000 for CMAC operations in Battambang province, which also involves supporting mine victims for 12 months starting from January 1 to December 31. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-provides-grant-demining

Experts call for women’s part in demining activity

Demining experts on Monday encouraged women to work in defusing unexploded ordnance to reduce the number of explosive remnants of war in Cambodia and some Asean countries. The statement was made at a regional workshop aimed to “enhance mine action knowledge” held from November 12 ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/experts-call-womens-part-demining-activity

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/

Landmine casualties dip below 100 for first time

The number of victims killed or injured by landmines or other unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from Cambodia’s decades-old wars is projected to have dropped below 100 last year, for the first time since the fall of the Khmer Rouge in 1979, as far as ...

Zsombor Peter
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/landmine-injuries-dip-below-100-for-first-time-122921/

Japan gives money for demining

The Japanese government agreed yesterday to provide more than $830,000 to the Japan Mine Action Service (JMAS) to assist the Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) with demining operations in the northwestern part of Battambang province. The deal was signed by Japan’s Ambassador to Cambodia Yuji Kumamaru ...

Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30052/japan-gives-money-for-demining/

Landmine causalities drop 37 percent

Cambodia recorded 85 landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) casualties in the first nine months of this year, a 37-percent decrease compared with 135 casualties over the same period last year, according to a report yesterday. ... ...

Xinhua team
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/17909/landmine-causalities-drop-37-percent/

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