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Mine clearance meeting to take place in Hanoi

Vietnam’s top Sapper commander, Major General Pham Quang Xuan, has announced that a meeting with donors who help Vietnam to deal with unexploded ordnances left behind the war is expected to take place in mid March.
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US-funded agriculture project helps Quang Tri farmers

Over 700 households across four districts in the central province of Quang Tri, one plagued by unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from the war, have benefitted from a sustainable agriculture development project funded by the US’s non-governmental organisation the Roots of Peace (ROP).
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Vietnam calls for international assistance in UXO removal

The Vietnamese government and international partners will mobilise all resources to overcome the consequences of unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from the war, according to Don Tuan Phong, Vice President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO).
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Unexploded bomb unearthed in Dak Nong

A 300-kg bomb was discovered just about 200m away from the trail of locals in Dak R’lap district in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong on August 21.
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US, Norway help UXO victims in Quang Tri

The US’s Humpty Dumpty Institute (HDI) and Norway ’s Renew Project in Vietnam have supported the victims of unexploded ordnances (UXOs) in the central province of Quang Tri through a programme named “Mushrooms with a Mission”.
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Japan helps UXO victims in Quang Tri

The Japanese Government will provide non-refundable aid worth almost 123,000 USD to a project to support victims of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the central province of Quang Tri .
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Development Triangle conference wraps up

The 7th Conference of the Joint Coordination Committee for the Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle took place in southern Attapeu province of Laos on Dec. 9.
Funding sought to clear unexploded ordnance Society

Funding sought to clear unexploded ordnance

Vietnam needs more funding to clear unexploded ordnance (UXO) from hundreds of thousands of hectares of land, and will continue to seek it from local and international sources, a senior official has said.