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Mine accident education in Quang Binh

Mine accident education in Quang Binh

On May 25, 2020, at Van Trach, Bo Trach and Quang Binh primary schools, Korea International Cooperation Agency in Vietnam (KOICA), United Nations Development Program in Vietnam (UNDP), Bomb Action Center Landmine of Vietnam (VNMAC), representatives of Social Protection Department, MOLISA, officials from Quang Binh Province, and the Site Steering Committee organized a program to prevent and fight landmine / UXO (unexploded ordnance) incidents for local students. The event is held in an effort to sooth the pain of war and to raise awareness of preventing landmine / UXO accidents, within the framework of the Vietnam-South Korea Project on overcoming the consequences of mines and ERW after the war (KV- MAP).

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Vietnam calls for justice for Agent Orange victims

Vietnam calls for justice for Agent Orange victims

Millions of Vietnamese are victims of Agent Orange and dioxin used by the US army during the Vietnam War and should be supported to win the fight for justice, officials said during a conference in Hanoi on August 8.
Reviving the Dead Areas

Reviving the Dead Areas

The war ended nearly 40 years ago but Quang Binh and Quang Tri Provinces and many other areas in Vietnam are still affected by the heavy consequences caused by bombs and mines left over from the war. As a result, many domestic and international organizations have carried out campaigns on detecting and clearing bombs and mines to revive the “dead areas”.

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Statistic Numbers

800.000

Estimated 800.000 tons of unexploded ordnance remained in Vietnam after the fighting stopped in 1975

6.1 million

The area of land contaminated totals over 6.1 million hectares

~45.000

Each year Vietnam clears 40,000 - 50,000 hectares in areas contaminated with mines

100

It could take 100 years to be free of explosives

12.829,26 ha

Until August 25, 2019, detecting and collecting bombs and explosive objects in Quang Binh, Binh Dinh province.

1.481,92 ha

Until August 25, 2019, result of survey and demining in Quang Binh, Binh Dinh province.

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