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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.

Removal of heavy naval shell from Quang Tri

Removal of heavy naval shell from Quang Tri's local home

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.

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.

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.

NPA-RENEW handles 231 munitions in 2020

NPA-RENEW handles 231 munitions in 2020

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.

Roots of Peace to help Vietnam speed up UXOs clearances

Roots of Peace to help Vietnam speed up UXOs clearances

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.

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