Cambodia: CMAC inks agreement for $12 million demining project in Battambang

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) signed an agreement with Crown Agents for the implementation of the mine clearance project of the Mine Action Integration and Disability Relief Project Phase II. The project is financed under a grant of 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 …

Sri Lanka: Japan supports humanitarian demining activities in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu Districts

The Government of Japan has provided a total sum of US$ 604,412 (approx. Rs. 120 million) to Skavita Humanitarian Assistance and Relief Project (SHARP) for humanitarian demining activities in Northern Sri Lanka. The grant contract was signed on 25th March Read More …

Japan donates around US$1.2 million to Angola’s mine clearance projects

The Government of Japan on Thursday made available around 1.2 million U. S. dollars to support demining projects in Angola’s provinces of Cuanza Sul and Moxico. Two non-governmental organizations are entitled to implement the projects namely the Association of Angolan Read More …

Cambodia: Japan set to fund $41M of mine clearance and water supply systems

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn and Japanese ambassador Masahiro Mikami are set to sign an exchange of letters and related documents on Japanese aid for two projects with a total budget of $41 million on March Read More …

Japan is still blowing up unexploded ordnance on Okinawa nearly 77 years after World War II

On Wednesday, the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force conducted an underwater detonation of 315 artillery shells, grenades, and bullets, roughly a half-mile offshore at Naha Port’s Shinko Wharf, in Okinawa. The unexploded ordnance was recovered during dredging of Naha Port between Read More …

Japan to assist Cambodia to become a landmine-free nation

Japan’s assistance to Cambodia in the decade’s long battle to clear vast areas of landmines in the country would perhaps be close to taking yet another step forward, going by the words of Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hayashi Yoshimasa. Read More …

Japan provides Rs. 124 mn to support humanitarian demining activities in Northern Sri Lanka

The Government of Japan has provided a total sum of US$ 625,698 (approx. Rs. 124 million) to the HALO Trust for humanitarian demining activities in Northern Sri Lanka. The grant contract was signed on 28th October 2021 at the Ambassador’s Read More …