Vietnam Province Clears Submunitions from 42 Million Square Meters of Land


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(Vietnam News) The central province of Quảng Trị in Vietnam aims to clear 42 million sq.m. of land contaminated with cluster bombs in 2024. The steering committee for settling war-left unexploded ordnance (UXO) consequences plans to continue using the mine action information management system, collect and update data on UXO activities, and leverage information technology for better coordination.

The Norwegian People’s Aid has identified 1,270 dangerous areas covering 615, with 173 cleared and 442 under ongoing clearance efforts. Quảng Trị, a heavily UXO-contaminated area since the Vietnam War, aims to be UXO-free by 2025.

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Published: Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 6, 2024

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