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.
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.
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.
07:44 | 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.
15:51 | 24/07/2020
A quick response by Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team No. 1 managed by Project RENEW/Norwegian People’s Aid (RENEW/NPA) in Quang Tri Province have helped prevent a potential, tragic accident that could have occurred in a dense neighborhood in Gio Linh District.
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.
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.
15:51 | 06/07/2020
Peace Trees Vietnam (PTVN), the first US non-governmental organisation (NGO) to be licensed by the Vietnamese government to search and defuse bombs, mines, and explosives, has joined hands with Quang Tri province in this regard since it was founded 25 years ago.
06:42 | 05/06/2020
PeaceTrees Vietnam - a US-based humanitarian organization, is continueing to overcome the legacy of war and bring a brighter future for Vietnamese families and children.
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.
06:17 | 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.
09:36 | 24/04/2020
Norwegian People’s Aid – Project RENEW (NPA/RENEW) returned back to the survey and clearance work in Quang Tri province, after Vietnam began easing social distancing.
08:32 | 28/03/2020
In 2020 so far, the mobile ordnance disposal team managed by Project RENEW and Norwegian People’s Aid have conducted 161 EOD tasks in response to people's calls to report discoveries of explosive ordnance, resulting in 231 munitions being removed and destroyed.
04:01 | 08/03/2020
The Military Command of Dien Bien Phu city in the northwestern province of Dien Bien on March 7 successfully deactivated more than 300kg of ammunitions and explosives unearthed in the relic site of the Dien Bien Phu stronghold.
15:48 | 11/01/2020
Helping Vietnam speed up in the journey of clearing unexploded ordnances (UXOs), looking for innovative ways to generate stable, sustainable benefits for people of ethnic group in war-torn areas were what Roots of Peace (ROP) has been striving to achieve.