Cambodia: CMAC inks agreement for $12 million demining project in Battambang

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) signed an agreement with Crown Agents for the implementation of the mine clearance project of the Mine Action Integration and Disability Relief Project Phase II. The project is financed under a grant of the Read More …

Cambodia: One dead, one badly hurt in Battambang UXO explosion

A man was instantly killed and another seriously injured in an unexploded ordnance (UXO) explosion at Phnom Sar Mountain in Reaksmey Sangha commune of Battambang province’s Ratanak Mondul district, local police said. Commune police chief Hy Rosmas identified the victim Read More …

Cambodia: Transport company foil attempt to send ‘home-made’ bomb via courier

In a bizarre case, it appears that an unidentified person who attempted to send a ‘homemade bomb’ from Pailin to Battambang via a Cambodian transport company has had his plot foiled by quick thinking staff. Staff at the Pailin branch Read More …

Cambodia: From 1979 to 2021 mine casualties in Battambang top 15,000

Over the 42-year period from 1979 to 2021, there were 15,289 people in Battambang province who were killed, disabled or injured by landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO), according to Battambang provincial governor Sok Lou. Lou provided the figure as he Read More …

Cambodia: 2sq km of minefields left to clear in Battambang’s Kamrieng district

A swathe of Battamabang province’s Kamrieng distirct spanning 27sq km has been cleared of landmines, with a total of 40,065 anti-personnel mines collected and destroyed as of September, according to the Cambodia Mine Victim Information System (CMVIS) – an entity Read More …

Cambodia: 500 UXO units found in Battambang riverbank

More than 500 units of unexploded ordnance (UXO) were discovered by a resident in the riverbank of Stung Sangke River in Phlov Meas commune’s Phlov Meas village in Battambang province’s Ratanak Mondol district. District police chief Sorn Nil told The Read More …

Cambodia: Over 100 UXO units discovered in Battambang

More than 100 units of unexploded ordnances (UXO) were found by villagers in two districts and handed over to the Battambang provincial authorities for further action. Police More than 100 units of unexploded ordnances (UXO) were found by villagers in Read More …