KOICA and central provinces renewed cooperation in mine action and rural development Society

KOICA and central provinces renewed cooperation in mine action and rural development

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) on March 17 signed joint agreement with the People's Committees of Thua Thien – Hue, Quang Ngai, and Binh Dinh provinces on the Korea – Vietnam Peace Village Project (KVPVP) to protect people from the multiple risks of unexploded ordnance (UXO), climate and health, and ensure their safe livelihood.
Vietnam to push ahead with mine action: PM Society

Vietnam to push ahead with mine action: PM

Vietnam will push ahead with the settlement of wartime unexploded ordnance (UXO) consequences and also expects continued assistance from international partners in this work, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh told a conference in Hanoi on February 17.
UNSC debate urges int’l cooperation in mine action World

UNSC debate urges int’l cooperation in mine action

Vietnam, as the rotating President of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for April, held a ministerial open debate on April 8, focusing on “Mine action and sustaining peace: Stronger partnerships for better delivery”.
Quang Tri: 227-kilo bomb safely handled Society

Quang Tri: 227-kilo bomb safely handled

A mobile bomb and mine clearance team from PeaceTrees Vietnam safely handled a 227 kg bomb left over from the war in Luong Le village, Tan Hop commune, in Huong Hoa district, central Quang Tri province.
Vietnam-US ties tackling UXO in Quang Tri Society

Vietnam-US ties tackling UXO in Quang Tri

US support for the war-torn central province of Quang Tri in settling the aftermath of war is substantial and the cooperation between the two is viewed by many international experts as a model for the region and the world, an insider has said.
Foreign NGOs join hands to help Quang Binh clear UXO Society

Foreign NGOs join hands to help Quang Binh clear UXO

Three foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are carrying out projects in Quang Binh to help the central province, which is heavily polluted with unexploded ordnance (UXO), detect and clear cluster munitions and other explosives from now to 2022.
Vietnam-US joint efforts help with UXO clearance in Quang Tri Society

Vietnam-US joint efforts help with UXO clearance in Quang Tri

Vietnam and the US have been working together for a number of decades already to clear away unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from the war, which has proven to be fruitful, especially in central Quang Tri province - the area in Vietnam most contaminated by UXO.
Association promotes livelihood support for bomb and mine victims Society

Association promotes livelihood support for bomb and mine victims

More models on education, vocational training, employment and resettlement support, and community integration will be carried out in areas contaminated with unexploded ordnance (UXO) as part of efforts to create sustainable livelihoods for Vietnamese victims of bombs and mines.