10:20 | 09/11/2020
Following over a year's work, the project has completed 17 Technical Survey (TS) tasks, with over 9 million square meters surveyed, resulted in 10 Confirmed Hazardous Areas (CHAs), and over 16 million square meters defined as CHA.
07:49 | 12/09/2020
Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA)’s team recently safely destroyed nearly 100 cluster munitions found by local farmer in A Luoi district, Thua Thien Hue province.
07:53 | 05/09/2020
Members of Norwegian People’s Aid/Project RENEW Battle Area Clearance Teams (BAC) have started working again after 14 days of close down in Quang Tri province due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
07:14 | 31/08/2020
This year, the Norwegian People's Aid - Project RENEW (NPA/RENEW)’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams have so far conducted 401 spot tasks in response to EO discoveries that local people of Quang Tri province report to the hotline number. As a result, 585 items of explosive ordnance have been safely destroyed.
07:44 | 28/08/2020
On August 26 in Hanoi, Jan Erik Støa, Country Director of the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) in Vietnam and Tran Trung Hoa, the new General Director of the Vietnam National Mine Action Center (VNMAC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on continued cooperation for coordination and provision of Senior Technical Advisor (STA) to the VNMAC for the period 2020-2022.
07:06 | 18/08/2020
More than 45 years after the war ended in Vietnam, many residents of Thua Thien Hue province still encounter many items of Explosive Ordnance (EO) during their daily activities. The new wave of COVID-19 in Vietnam has forced Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) to reduce our activities recently but they have tried their best to respond to hotline calls and remove dangerous items in the community.
07:03 | 15/08/2020
A group of the UK's Shropshire students have launched a charitable project which aims to remove unexploded ordnance (UXO) from the American war in Vietnam, local newspaper reported.
22:51 | 09/07/2020
“The past 25 years have proven that the decision of US and Vietnamese policymakers to ‘close the past and open the future’ was the right one,” said Chuck Searcy, American veteran who is President of Veterans For Peace Chapter 160 and International Advisor to Project RENEW.
09:36 | 08/07/2020
More than 27 million square metres of land will be surveyed for unexploded bombs and over 13 million square metres (approximately 3,200 acres) of land will be made safe from explosive remnants of war, directly benefiting at least 8,100 people.
06:31 | 18/06/2020
Three non-government organisation (NGOs) will join hands to create safe land and return it to communities in central Quang Binh province.
06:17 | 16/05/2020
The Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) Vietnam has just signed a cooperation agreement to expand mine action projects in central Quang Binh province -- one of the provinces highly contaminated with unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from the war in central Vietnam.
12:38 | 08/05/2020
On May 7, the signing ceremony of memorandum of agreement for continued cooperation to implement "Capacity Development for Quang Tri Provincial Mine Action Center" project in 2020 - 2021 period between the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) and Quang Tri Department of Foreign Affairs (DOFA).