Cambodia: CMAA aim to warn 1.4M people of mine danger

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) officials expect to reach 1.4 million people in their efforts to educate members of the public in high-risk areas about the dangers posed by landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO).

Ly Thuch, CMAA first vice-president, said on November 19 that there is no upper limit on the number of people the authority aims to reach in any given time period. He explained that in addition to the CMAA’s work, education programmes that teach people about the risks associated with mines and UXOs are integrated into school curriculums, from primary school to secondary school and college.

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Source: The Phnom Penh Post