Japan Mine Action Service donates nearly $700,000 to the Cambodian Mine Action Center

Japan Mine Action Service (JMAS) on Tuesday donated nearly $700,000 for demining, cluster disposal, post-clearance and reconstruction support to the Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC). CMAC director-general Heng Ratana and resident representative of JMAS Suenada Noriyoshi signed a partnership cooperation Read More …

Cambodian dog, Kunthea, boards flight to South Sudan for demining works

Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)’s director-general, Heng Ratana said Kunthea, born in Cambodia and trained by CMAC technicians, was ordered by APOPO-Anti-Persoonsmijnen Ontmijnende Product Ontwikkeling for mine and UXO clearance mission in South Sudan. Kunthea is one of the six Read More …

Mission Success: DTRA Technical Integrators Return Home from Operation Resolute Support

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – After providing Allied and Afghan forces with a cloak of protection from adversarial asymmetric weapons since May 2017, technical integrators (TI) from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) closed up shop and returned to the National Capitol Read More …

Nigeria, others seek UK support over Boko Haram, ISWAP

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says it is exploring areas of support from the United Kingdom in the fight against terrorism. Chief of Military Public Information, Col. Muhammad Dole, announced this in a statement on Saturday. Member countries of Read More …

Cambodia: Eleven families returned to land after demining work completed in Siem Reap province

A demining effort established by the joint commitment of Apopo, a registered Belgian non-governmental organisation which trains southern giant pouched rats to detect landmines and tuberculosis, and PPCBank, has allowed 11 families in Siem Reap province to return to their Read More …

Armac receives $2 million from South Korea government for mine victims

The ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (Armac) in Phnom Penh has received approximately $2 million from the government of South Korea through the ASEAN-Korea Cooperation Fund (AKCF) for victims of mines or explosive remnants of war (ERW). The “Enhance Victim Read More …

Russian de-miners defuse over 200 explosive devices in Laos

Russian military engineers have defused over 200 explosive devices in Laos since November 2020, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Thursday. “Military servicemen from the International Anti-Mine Center of the Russian Armed Forces found over 200 explosive Read More …

Sri Lanka: Japan to support humanitarian demining activities in North

The Government of Japan has provided a total sum of US$ 636,262 (approx. Rs. 115 million) to the Mines Advisory Group (MAG) for humanitarian demining activities in Northern Sri Lanka. The grant contract was signed on the 23rd December 2020 Read More …

Philippines: US military donation of explosive ordnance and demolition equipment to boost AFP anti-terror capabilities

The United States’ latest military equipment donation to the Philippines would help strengthen the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)’s anti-terrorism capabilities. “The CSAFP (Chief-of-Staff AFP) Gen. Gilbert Gapay, expressed his appreciation and gratitude to the US For the donation Read More …