US Provides over US$ 1 Million in Vehicles, Equipment to the Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Programme

The United States contributed 16 new 4×4 vehicles and 134 UXO detectors, worth more than USD$1 million at a handover ceremony held at the UXO Lao Training Centre in Vientiane on Jan 19, 2021. The equipment will go to UXO-removal teams working in Khammuan, Savannakhet, Saravan, Attapeu, and Huaphan provinces. “It is wonderful to know that these vehicles will allow the hardworking UXO Lao team members to be well equipped to undertake their important work, even in rough and remote locations, in the most effective and efficient way possible,” said Ambassador Haymond during the ceremony.  

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