Vietnam works hard to recover from post-war UXO

Vietnam works hard to recover from post-war UXO

(VOVWORLD) - A great amount of unexploded ordnance (UXO), bombs, and mines are scattering along Vietnam, a war-torn country. Statistics showed that by the end of 2020, Vietnam had 5,640 million hectares...
Women’s role in peace building upheld

Women’s role in peace building upheld

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam considers promoting gender equality and increasing women’s contributions to peace building important policy priorities both at home and in the international arena, particularly at multilateral forums as...
Communications decrease UXO risk in Binh Dinh province

Communications decrease UXO risk in Binh Dinh province

(VOVWORLD) - Binh Dinh province in central Vietnam has approximately 250,000 ha of land contaminated with bombs, mines, and other explosive remnants of war, posing a serious risk to local residents, especially children...
Norway helps Thua Thien-Hue map UXO risks

Norway helps Thua Thien-Hue map UXO risks

(VOVWORLD) - More than half of 1,600 hectares of land contaminated with bombs, landmines, and other explosives in Thua Thien-Hue province have been surveyed within the past year, according...
Vietnam addresses post-war UXO consequences

Vietnam addresses post-war UXO consequences

(VOVWORLD) - Today is International Mine Awareness Day, April 4. It is estimated that more than 6 million ha of land or 19 per cent of Vietnam’s total area are contaminated with bombs,...
Vietnam renews efforts to clear UXO

Vietnam renews efforts to clear UXO

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam, one of the countries most affected by bombs and mines left over from war, has renewed efforts to repair the damage caused by unexploded ordnance (UXO). The International Mine Awareness...
Vietnam makes progress in landmine clearance

Vietnam makes progress in landmine clearance

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam will mark International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action on Thursday. Over the years, Vietnam has worked to repair the damage caused by mines and...
PM says bombs, mines, an urgent issue

PM says bombs, mines, an urgent issue

(VOVWORLD) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked for the urgent effort to deal with landmines and unexploded ordnances left from war. Mr. Phuc said that although the war has been over for...
Global responses to mine elimination

Global responses to mine elimination

(VOVWORLD) - April 4th is observed as International Mine Awareness Day. Themed “Advancing Protection, Peace and Development”, this year’s celebration reflects an aspiration for a world without bombs and mines...
Clearance of UXOs in Vietnam reviewed

Clearance of UXOs in Vietnam reviewed

(VOVworld) – A press conference was held in Hanoi on Tuesday to review efforts to clear unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Vietnam on the eve of International Day of Mine Awareness and...
Quang Binh receives US aids for UXO clearance

Quang Binh receives US aids for UXO clearance

(VOVworld) - The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Binh has received an aid package from the US Golden West Humanitarian Foundation (GWHF) to conduct a project to clear unexploded...