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100kg wartime bomb unearthed in Quang Tri

100kg wartime bomb unearthed in Quang Tri

VOV.VN - The Quang Tri provincial mobile bomb and mine clearance team under Peace Tree Vietnam and the Pa Tang Border Post have discovered and safely removed a 100-kg bomb in border areas in Pa Tang commune, Huong Hoa district.

Explosive and toxic remnants of war on display in HCM City

Explosive and toxic remnants of war on display in HCM City

VOV.VN - The War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City has opened a display of around 190 items, documents, and photos related to the US army’s use of bombs, mines, and toxic chemicals during the past war in Vietnam, as well as activities to treat the environmental pollution caused by the residues of toxic chemicals left over from the war.

Investigation underway into home bombing in Phu Yen

Investigation underway into home bombing in Phu Yen

VOV.VN - Investigators scrambled this morning (June 30) to find out who planted a bomb that rocked a bustling city of Tuy Hoa neighbourhood at about daybreak in the south central coastal province of Phu Yen.

Quang Binh Province boosts effort to tackle UXOs

Quang Binh Province boosts effort to tackle UXOs

VOV.VN - The Vietnam Bombs and Mines Action Support Association has established a new branch in the province of Quang Binh with the aim of accelerating effort to tackle the impact of unexploded ordnances (UXOs) and aid UXO victims.

Vietnam seeks more international support to clear landmines

Vietnam seeks more international support to clear landmines

VOV.VN - The threat from landmines and other explosive remnants of war remains an omnipresent threat to Vietnamese civilians, said representatives of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (Molisa) on December 14 at a conference in Hanoi.

Danish NGO funds UXO clearance in Quang Nam province

Danish NGO funds UXO clearance in Quang Nam province

Denmark’s non-governmental organisation DDG is providing a non-refundable aid of nearly US$1.29 million for phase II of a project on searching for and settling unexploded ordnance (UXO) in central Quang Nam province.

Massive bomb found on Quang Tri river bank

Massive bomb found on Quang Tri river bank

VOV.VN - An unexploded ordnance clearance team of PeaceTrees Vietnam, a US-based non-profit organization, has successfully deactivated a bomb weighing 227 kilograms in Quang Tri Province.

US officials explore mine consequence recovery in Quang Tri

US officials explore mine consequence recovery in Quang Tri

A working team led by Michael Rothstein, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Plans, Programs, and Operations in the US Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, visited the central province of Quang Tri from October 10-13.

Women who detect and clear bombs and mines

Women who detect and clear bombs and mines

(VOV) - Detecting and clearing explosive remnants of war is often thought of as men’s work but many women in Quang Tri province have gotten involved in such activities.

VNMAC holds ground breaking ceremony

VNMAC holds ground breaking ceremony

(VOV) - The Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) on April 27 broke ground on a major VND415 billion centre at the Thach Hoa commune in the Thach That district of Hanoi.

Hundreds of unexploded ordnances found in Quang Tri

Hundreds of unexploded ordnances found in Quang Tri

Truong Son Construction Company in the central province of Quang Tri discovered hundreds of unexploded ordnances left over from the US war in Ka Tang hamlet, Lao Bao town in Huong Hoa district on October 5.

Project MORE helps Vietnam overcome war aftermath

Project MORE helps Vietnam overcome war aftermath

(VOV) - Vietnam is trying its best to overcome the consequences of post-war bombs and mines, for a peaceful life of its people – and actively supports Project MORE and its goal to form a generation of people free from misery.

US, Norway help UXO victims in Quang Tri

The US’s Humpty Dumpty Institute (HDI) and Norway ’s Renew Project in Vietnam have supported the victims of unexploded ordnances (UXOs) in the central province of Quang Tri through a programme named “Mushrooms with a Mission”.