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Quang Tri: Explosive ordnance exposed after recent torrential rains

Quang Tri: Explosive ordnance exposed after recent torrential rains

09:03 | 30/10/2020

Mobile Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team of Project RENEW/Norwegian People's Aid (RENEW/NPA) has resumed normal survey and clearance operations in Quang Tri Province, following a two-week suspension due to the impact of the historic flooding in central Vietnam. On October 27, four Explosive Ordnance callouts were received from local residents in Gio Son and Phong Binh communes of Gio Linh District.

NPA continues to support Vietnam National Mine Action Centre

NPA continues to support Vietnam National Mine Action Centre

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.

UXOs clearance continues in Vietnam despite pandemic

UXOs clearance continues in Vietnam despite pandemic

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.

Foreign NGOs celebrate 25 years of Vietnam-US diplomatic ties

Foreign NGOs celebrate 25 years of Vietnam-US diplomatic ties

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.

New survey and clearance projects started in Quang Binh

New survey and clearance projects started in Quang Binh

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.

War-left unexploded ordnances founded under Quang Tri

War-left unexploded ordnances founded under Quang Tri's road

05:58 | 24/06/2020

The Norwegian People's Aid - Project RENEW (NPA-RENEW)’s Battle Area Clearance (BAC) teams have discovered some deadly unexploded ordnances while clearing a contaminated area in Thai Lai village (Vinh Thai commune, Vinh Linh district, Quang Tri province).

NPA expands survey and clear UXO in Quang Binh

NPA expands survey and clear UXO in Quang Binh

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.

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