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Quang Binh red cross: organizing a communication event to prevent landmine / uxo accidents

Quang Binh red cross: organizing a communication event to prevent landmine / uxo accidents

Implementation of an agreement between the Quang Binh Red Cross and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Vietnam, from 21 to 26 December 2018, the provincial Red Cross cooperated with the People's Committees of communes and school administrators organized a communication day with the theme "prevention of mine accidents" for people and students in An Ninh communes, Vo Ninh primary school No. 1 (Quang Ninh district), Quang Hung commune, Quang Phuong A Primary School (Quang Trach District), Tan Trach Commune, Thuong Trach No. 1 Primary School (Bo Trach District).

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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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