Ukrainian officials inspect mine removal equipment in Japan

Ukrainian government officials on Tuesday inspected land mine removal equipment displayed at an educational facility in Hokuto, Yamanashi Prefecture. Ukraine needs about 60 land mine removal machines and hopes to gain Japan’s assistance, said Stanislav Kulykivsky, head of the international Read More …

Cambodia, Japan provide tech training for Ukrainian deminers

Japan’s foreign minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said his government will continue contributing to the reconstruction of Ukraine through demining cooperation with Cambodia and other countries. Hayashi made the remarks as the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) held a January 20 closing Read More …

Cambodian Red Cross gives $2m for demining

The Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) is donating $2 million for demining to help Cambodia achieve its mine-free goal by 2025. A press statement issued after the CRC Annual Meeting on Monday said the $2 million pledge will go to the Read More …

Cambodia: CMAA meet deminers to plan operations

CMAA’s Ly Thuch meets with operators on the preparation and zoning of demining areas on December 26. CMAA The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) and national and international demining operators met on December 26 to review operations Read More …

Ukraine: Three emergency services workers killed while demining Kherson rehion

Three Ukrainian emergency services workers were killed on Saturday when a mine exploded while they were demining parts of the Kherson region, said the emergency service of another region, in which they served. “All three selflessly served in the emergency Read More …

Canada to provide C$15 million for Ukraine demining

The Government of Canada said Monday that it will grant 15 million Canadian dollars (10.5 million euros) to Ukraine for the purchase of equipment needed for humanitarian landmine clearance. Specifically, the assistance will help fund the detection and removal of Read More …

Canada to send 40 combat engineers to Poland to train Ukraine soldiers

Canada said on Tuesday it will send 40 more combat engineers to help support Polish efforts to train Ukrainian forces, as part of its commitment to increasing military aid for Ukraine. The Canadian Armed Forces have trained more than 33,000 Read More …

Ukraine: Time of demining territory around Chornobyl NPP to be measured in months

The time for humanitarian demining of the area around the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) will be measured in months, Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky has said. According to the Minister of Internal Affairs, the examination of the territory around the Read More …