New association boosts efforts to tackle UXOs Society

New association boosts efforts to tackle UXOs

The Vietnam Bombs and Mines Action Support Association was established in Hanoi on November 12 with the aim to assist efforts to tackle the impacts of unexploded ordnances (UXOs) and aid UXO victims.

The association, headed by former Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Lieutenant General Nguyen Duc Soat, has gathered more than 200 voluntary scientists, researchers and war veterans with experience in the field.
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Mine clearance needs both domestic, international resources

Vietnam is trying its best to overcome the consequences of post-war bombs and mines, for a peaceful life of the people. In this issue, support of the international community plays an important role but much needs to be done to help them truly understand and assist Vietnam better.
Vietnam hopes for more int’l demining support Society

Vietnam hopes for more int’l demining support

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has suggested the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) continue to help victims of bombs and mines in Vietnam so that they can better integrate into society.
Advanced mine clearance equipment on show Society

Advanced mine clearance equipment on show

A workshop and demonstration of advanced mine clearance equipment and technologies opened in Hanoi on Nov. 24 with the participation of representatives from ministries and agencies, along with international and non-governmental organisations.