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: 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: Call for solidarity to increase mine action capacity

Ly Thuch, Senior Minister and First vice-president of Cambodia Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority, said that donor countries, development partners and stakeholders need to continue to work together on mine action and be committed to supporting each other to 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: 15,000 landmines and UXOs destroyed in first four months

Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) destroyed 15,348 landmines and UXOs in the first four months of this year. The update was shared this afternoon by Heng Ratana, Director General of CMAC, highlighting that the move has freed over 35,652,000 square Read More …

Cambodia: Some 100 UXOs found in Choam Ksan district

Police in Preah Vihear province in collaboration with the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)’s demining unit on Sunday removed 100 unexploded ordnances [UXOs] which were found buried in a villager’s farm at the Cambodian-Thai-Border in Choam Ksan district. Choam Ksan Read More …

Cambodia: 4,000 UXOs found buried in pagoda in Battambang province

Police together with Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) removed 4,000 anti-aircraft shells which were found buried inside a Buddhist pagoda in Battambang province on Tuesday. The discovery was made when a group of monks who stayed at Wat Kors Kralor 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 …

Cambodia: CMAC plans to breed more than 100 detection dogs in 2021

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre’s (CMAC) National Dog Centre programme plans to breed more than 100 detection dogs in different skills, from explosive detection, environmental protection, security, patrolling and wild animal protection this year. The National Dog Centre programme said Read More …