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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Prime Minister has instructed relevant agencies to take measures to minimise the death toll and damage caused by unexploded ordnance (UXO).
Over 83 percent of central Quang Tri province’s area were contaminated with bombs, mines and explosives left from wars, according to statistics collected from a recent survey.
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.
(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.
(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.
A project of the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) to disarm bombs and mines that still remain from wartime in Vietnam’s central Ha Tinh province has received approval from the Prime Minister.
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.
(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.
(VOV) - Since 1999, the central province of Quang Tri has removed more than 130,000 explosive devices and 2,500 landmines left over from the war.
(VOV) - Vietnam and the US have proposed measures to develop their national defence ties on a par with the two countries’ comprehensive partnership.
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”.
Vietnam has adopted a national action programme worth VND14 trillion (about US$700 million) to address the consequences of war-left bombs and mines by 2015.
Vietnam is seeking further global assistance to clean up bomb and mine contaminated areas.