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 …

Cambodia: CMAC clears more than 64,000,000 square metres of mine-contaminated land across the country

Demining agency has cleared a total of 64,562,539 square metres of landmines and explosive remnants of war (UXOs) contaminated land for the seven months of this year, an official said. From January to July, Cambodian Mine Action Center’s demining and Read More …

Cambodia and China to co-chair meeting on demining operation

China and Cambodia will jointly chair a meeting on humanitarian demining action via video link on Sept 14, Chinese Ministry of National Defence spokesperson Tan Kefei said on Thursday (Aug 26) at a press conference. Attendees at the meeting of Read More …

Cambodia: CMAA continues to clear the Kingdom of landmines and ERWs

Senior Officials of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) highlighted yesterday that from 2018 to 2020, around 421 square kilometres of contaminated land containing landmines and Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) was cleared, benefitting around 2 million Read More …

ARMAC, CMAA demining authorities combine forces

The ASEAN Regional Mine Action Centre (ARMAC) and the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) on August 19 signed an agreement regarding the “Victim Assistance Project” with $2 million in funding from South Korea. ARMAC executive director Prum Read More …