Cambodia: Pailin tractor driver detonates anti-tank mine, suffers injuries

A man was injured and rushed to hospital after his tractor detonated an anti-tank mine on May 15 in Sala Krao commune’s Stung Koy village of Pailin province’s Sala Krao district. District police chief Meak Saran identified the driver as Read More …

Cambodia: Prey Veng declared second mine-free province

Prey Veng is now the second province to be declared landmine free – after Kep – though some undiscovered munitions and cluster bombs as well as other unexploded ordnance (UXO) remain to be cleared, according to Ly Thuch, first vice-president Read More …

Cambodia: Experts remove 640 UXO from Mekong River in Prey Veng province

Experts of Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) have found about 2,000 shells and 640 unexploded ordnances (UXO) weighing about 8 tonnes on the river basin of Mekong. In the ongoing operation to clear ammunitions that were dumped in the river Read More …

Cambodia: CMAC’s expert team recovers 2,000 pound U.S. aerial bomb from riverbed in Phnom Penh

A Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC)’s bomb expert team on Thursday safely removed a war-left unexploded AN-M66 aerial bomb from the Chaktomuk River in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, a mine clearance chief said. CMAC’s director-general Heng Ratana said the Read More …

Cambodia: CMAC, Japan agree to $17M projects

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and representatives of the Japan Working Group have agreed to launch a number of priority projects, including the clearing of landmines from part of Battambang province and assistance to mine victims through a socio-economic Read More …

Cambodia: Over 1,500 CMAC specialists absorbed into Armed Forces wing

There are 1,504 trained deminers in the framework of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) and plans are underway to add another 100 more next year, said Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) director-general Heng Ratana. In thanking the government and Read More …

Cambodia’s help sought in demining Philippine territory

The Cambodian Mine Authority has received a request from the Philippines to help it demine the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, which remains littered with landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO). This was revealed by the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority Read More …

Cambodia and Philippines hold workshop on mine clearance

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) and the Philippines Mine Action organised a three-day stakeholders’ workshop in Phnom Penh to review the challenges posed by mines and the state of mine action in the Philippines with specific attention 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, EuroCham discuss mine action cooperation

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) and the European Chamber of Commerce of Cambodia (EuroCham Cambodia) have discussed a cooperation on mine clearance in Cambodia. The discussion took place here at the CMAA headquarters between Ly Thuch, Senior Read More …