Quang Tri: Risk education reduces danger of explosive ordnance

Quang Tri: Risk education reduces danger of explosive ordnance

Explosive ordnance disposal teams are still working amidst the Covid-19 pandemic which hasn’t not yet been totally contained.
Vietnam, US to further cooperate in war legacy relief

Vietnam, US to further cooperate in war legacy relief

Vietnam-US cooperataion in dealing with war consequences has contributed to promoting solidarity and mutual trust between the two countries,
350-kg wartime bomb found near North-South rail line in Quang Binh

350-kg wartime bomb found near North-South rail line in Quang Binh

The huge M117 bomb found near the rail line was removed on June 5
2 huge bombs safely handled in Quang Tri

2 huge bombs safely handled in Quang Tri

Two bombs left from wartime that was found in the central province of Quang Tri have been successfully handled.
Foreign-funded projects help Vietnam deal with unexploded ordnance

Foreign-funded projects help Vietnam deal with unexploded ordnance

The cleanup of wartime debris will likely continue for years.
Quang Tri safely handles 250-kg wartime bomb

Quang Tri safely handles 250-kg wartime bomb

A huge bomb was successfully deactivated and removed from the Thach Han river of Quang Tri province.
A large number of UXOs found in Quang Tri

A large number of UXOs found in Quang Tri

Nearly 500 explosives were safely destroyed on April 9 by a Norwegian People’s Aid/Project RENEW explosive ordnance disposal team at NPA/RENEW’s central demolition site in Trieu Trach Commune of the central province of Quang Tri.
Quang Tri determined to be the first province to be mine safe by 2025

Quang Tri determined to be the first province to be mine safe by 2025

The central province of Quang Tri used to be the most polluted province in the country with 81.36% of the contaminated land. Now, it i is striving to, by 2025, become the first province in Vietnam to be safe from unexploded ordnances (UXO) left over by the war.
International Mine Awareness Day Commemoration marked in Quang Tri

International Mine Awareness Day Commemoration marked in Quang Tri

Quang Tri provincial authorities, and international mine action organizations including Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA), Mines Advisory Group (MAG), PeaceTrees Vietnam (PTVN), Project RENEW and Gio Linh District Youth Union, on April 3 hosted a public gathering to mark the International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action (April 4).
Safely remove a MK 82 aircraft bomb in Quang Binh

Safely remove a MK 82 aircraft bomb in Quang Binh

An 500 lb MK 82 aircraft bomb has been found in Sao Sa village, Bo Trach Commune, Quang Binh Province.
PeaceTrees continues UXO-clearing efforts in Vietnam

PeaceTrees continues UXO-clearing efforts in Vietnam

Two cluster bombs were safely destroyed by PeaceTrees Vietnam at Trang - Pa Tuong village, Huong Viet commune (Huong Hoa district, Quang Tri province).
Project RENEW/NPA’s team destroys explosive ordnance cache in Quang Tri

Project RENEW/NPA’s team destroys explosive ordnance cache in Quang Tri

Technical survey teams of Project RENEW/Norwegian People's Aid (RENEW/NPA) located a cache of explosive ordnance in Ha Loi Trung village, Gio Linh commune, Gio Linh district, Quang Tri province on January 28, while they were working to define contaminated land that will be targeted for full clearance.
MAG defuses 150 pieces of UXO in Quang Tri

MAG defuses 150 pieces of UXO in Quang Tri

The UK’s Mines Advisory Group (MAG) Vietnam started operations in the Quang Tri province in 1999. And is working to rid the province, and the country, of unexploded ordnance (UXO).
Mapping risk of UXO at A Luoi district, Thua Thien Hue province

Mapping risk of UXO at A Luoi district, Thua Thien Hue province

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.
Quang Tri: Explosive ordnance exposed after recent torrential rains

Quang Tri: Explosive ordnance exposed after recent torrential rains

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.
Nearly 100 cluster munitions found in Thua Thien Hue

Nearly 100 cluster munitions found in Thua Thien Hue

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.
NPA continues to support Vietnam National Mine Action Centre

NPA continues to support Vietnam National Mine Action Centre

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.
PeaceTrees continues UXO-clearing efforts in Quang Tri

PeaceTrees continues UXO-clearing efforts in Quang Tri

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.
UXOs clearance continues in Vietnam despite pandemic

UXOs clearance continues in Vietnam despite pandemic

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.
International fundraiser founded by students to heal war wounds in Vietnam

International fundraiser founded by students to heal war wounds in Vietnam

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.
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