HeroRATs to demine 8sq km of Cambodian land this year

Ly Thuch, first vice-president of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), said that mine sniffing rats will clear 8sq km this year with the support of APOPO in Cambodia.

Thuch made the announcement on Aug 11 during a meeting with APOPO’s newly appointed director Michael Raine.

APOPO is a Belgian non-governmental organisation with many decades experience in mine searching and disease tracking through their trained rats, known as ‘HeroRATs’.

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Source: The Star