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A large number of UXOs found in Quang Tri

A large number of UXOs found in Quang Tri

08:24 | 10/04/2021

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

17:24 | 05/04/2021

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

14:46 | 04/04/2021

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).

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

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

17:01 | 29/01/2021

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

11:28 | 14/12/2020

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).

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.

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