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UXO clearance authority seeks more funding

The government has called for more support for UXO clearance operations, with 132,000 hectares of land having been surveyed and confirmed to be contaminated with unexploded ordnance.Director General of the National Regulatory Authority for UXO/Mine Action Sector under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, ...

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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, ...

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Laos targets removal of UXO from over 90,000 hectares

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The government has set a target to remove and destroy unexploded ordnance on 93,362 hectares of land, of which 9,179 hectares has already been cleared.The target was reported on Friday at a press conference held to mark the 9th anniversary on ...

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