ANAMA and UNDP join forces to support mine action in Azerbaijan

With USD 1 million from UNDP crisis response and UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund, UNDP will provide support to ANAMA to train, equip and deploy emergency response teams to clear mines and unexploded ordnances which pose grave risks to local Read More …

South Korea commits US$10mil to Cambodia for mine clearance

South Korea on Tuesday committed US$10 million to increase Cambodia’s mine clearance and victim assistance efforts from 2021 to 2025, according to a joint press statement. The project is implemented by the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) Read More …

Laos continues to clear UXO in country’s north

The Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Program (UXO Lao) has cleared more than 700 hectares of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in northern Laos’ Xieng Khuang province, as part of its continuing survey and clearance works that focus on agricultural land and inhabited Read More …

Cambodia bolsters mine clearance ranks by 2,000

Cambodia will bolster its demining force by 2,000 men and women and deploy a broad strategy to clear the country of all land mines and unexploded ordnance by 2025 with the backing of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Australia, Read More …

CMAA, UNDP review mine clearance work in Cambodia

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have convened a Board meeting of the Clearing for Results (CFR) programme. The meeting was to review work results of the mine clearance project phase III Read More …

South Korea gives Vietnam bomb detectors

The Việt Nam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) on Tuesday received 200 explosive detectors donated by the government of the Republic of Korea (RoK). The detectors will be used for a project on reducing the impacts of unexploded devices left Read More …

UN delivering coordinated humanitarian response in wake of Mogadishu bombings

The United Nations family of agencies and programmes is continuing to roll out its response in support of the recovery and clean-up effort in Mogadishu following Saturday’s massive car bomb blast, which killed some 300 people, injured hundreds more, and Read More …