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.
08:11 | 03/10/2020
Since September 2020, first Non-Technical Survey (NTS) team of Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA), accompanied by Military Liaison Officers, deployed to conduct field visits and interview households in Nam Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province.
07:46 | 28/09/2020
PeaceTrees Vietnam - a US-based humanitarian organization, just announce the completion and opening of Prin Thanh kindergarten in Quang Tri Province.
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.
07:44 | 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.
07:41 | 22/08/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic had impacted unexploded ordnance (UXO) operations. However, PeaceTrees Vietnam still maintain two teams in response Quang Tri people’s emergency call.
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.
07:24 | 21/07/2020
A 227-kg bomb, found in the river in the central province of Quang Binh, was safely disposed on July 20.
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.
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).
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.
06:54 | 16/06/2020
Project RENEW in partnership with Dong Ha Youth Union handed over five portable washbasins, soaps, and hand sanitizers coupled with explosive ordnance risk education (EORE) and COVID-19 related messages for five schools in Dong Ha City, Quang Tri province.
22:16 | 10/06/2020
Mechanical demining provides significant savings over manual demining. Not only can more land be cleared, but human lives are saved as the process of manual demining is extremely dangerous.
16:56 | 28/05/2020
In 2020, Project RENEW will install 40 wash basins in coupled with unexploded ordnance (UXO) safety messages and COVID-19 precautions at 40 schools in Quang Tri and Quang Ngai provinces.
06:00 | 28/05/2020
Leaders of the Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC), UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) on May 25-26 visited the central province of Quang Binh and participated in a number of activities under the Korea-Vietnam Mine Action project.
06:00 | 23/05/2020
In the morning of May 22, a groundbreaking ceremony has taken place for the plan of building a new kindergarten at Cua village, Huong Tan commune, Huong Hoa district, Quang Tri 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.