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Quang Tri Completes Survey of Unexploded Ordnance Areas


 

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(VietnamPlus) "NPA Vietnam has identified a total of 1,270 hazardous areas with a total land coverage of 615 sq. km contaminated with cluster bombs. Some 173 sq. km have been cleared by international non-governmental organisations and the provincial military high command, and the remainder are being categorised for future removal.

The survey was carried out by NPA Vietnam, the Restoring the Environment and Neutralising the Effects of the War (RENEW) project, the Mines Advisory Group (MAG) and PeaceTrees Vietnam (PTVN) which also engaged in the clearance of landmines with funding from the US Department of State…"

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Published: Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 18, 2023

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