Cambodia: MoU signed to find funding for Preah Sihanouk mine clearance

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Cambodia Emergency Rescue People’s Association (CERPA), aimed at appealing for funding from Chinese investors to support mine clearing projects in Preah Sihanouk. The signing of Read More …

Cambodia: Massive Mark 82 bomb retrieved by CMAC in Kampong Chhnang province

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) dispatched a group of professionals to retrieve a relic of the war that ravaged the country – a UXO. The CMAC professionals retrieved the bomb at the foot of Phnom Thom in Prey Kry Read More …

Cambodia: Child killed, two injured in mortar round explosion in Kampong Thom province

A mortar round exploded, killing a boy and injuring two other children in Kampong Thom province’s Prasat Balang district’s Sala Visai commune on Friday. According to Cambodia Mine Action Center (CMAC) director-general Heng Ratana, posting on his Facebook page today, Read More …

Cambodia: Mine educational material reach over 740,000 people

In the first nine months of this year, mine-related institutions have provided educational material to more than 740,000 people, according to the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA). In a report on October 4, it said that from January to September, Read More …

Development partners to mobilise support to expand Asean ARMAC

Minister of Foreign Affairs Prak Sokhonn has urged development partners to mobilise support to further expand the outreach of ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (ARMAC) to benefit Asean countries and region. Sokhonn was speaking at the inaugural launch of the Read More …

Cambodia: Koh Kong province to be declared landmine free soon

Cambodia Mine Action Authority (CMAA) plans to soon declare villages in Koh Kong province no longer threatened by landmines. CMAA said yesterday that its secretary-general visited Koh Kong province to inspect the 27 landmine fields located in 10 villages, five Read More …

Cambodia: CMAA receives $1 million aid from China for demining efforts

China’s Foreign Affairs Assistant Minister Wu Jianghao signed an agreement with Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) vice-president Ly Thuch to provide equipment worth about $1 million. Thuch said he hopes that this significant assistance will increase the Read More …

Cambodia: M 82 bomb found in Kandal province’s Ponhea Leu district

The M 82 bomb, an aerial unguided bomb has been found and removed on Monday in Kandal province’s Ponhea Leu district, according to an official. Cambodian Mine Action Center director general Heng Ratana said the low-drag general-purpose bomb which weighed Read More …

Cambodia: CMAC clearing Koh Ker temple complex

The National Authority for Preah Vihear (NAPV) will cooperate with the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) to begin a joint operation to clear mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) in two areas located in the Koh Ker temple complex in Preah Read More …