Update news UXO

Gov’t approves UXO consequence action programme for 2023-2025

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has signed a decision approving a 2023-2025 national action programme on the settlement of consequences of unexploded ordnances (UXOs) left by the war.

PM: Make every effort to prevent wars so that nations don’t suffer pain

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has called on nations to build confidence together, and protect peace and strengthen relations and cooperation for mutual development.

Da Nang destroys over 3 tons of post-war bombs and mines

The central city of Da Nang has completed the destruction of more than 3 tons of post-war bombs, mines and unexploded ordnances (UXO).

General Nguyen Chi Vinh: public awareness about the danger of unexploded bombs needs to be improved

“People cut up bombs or carry them while driving their motorbikes to sell them as scrap metal. So, we need to teach people to be afraid of unexploded bombs,” said Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh.

Workers ‘hunt for death’ in the ‘land of fire’ in Quang Tri

The sun was burning hot on the afternoon in early April. Young men and women in khaki uniforms and broad-brimmed hats, with tools and metal detectors in hands, were seen working diligently on the barren land.

General Nguyen Chi Vinh: We are paying the debt to soldiers step by step

The Government spends money to clear bombs and mines. Wherever the soil becomes ‘clean’, soldiers’ remains have been exhumed and moved. That means the debt to soldiers is being paid step by step, said Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh.

Bomb clearance efforts make life safer in war-ravaged Quang Tri

After finding unexploded bombs when he was digging the foundations of his new house last month, Ta Thanh Dat knew what he had to do.

Vietnam-US joint efforts help with UXO clearance in Quang Tri

Vietnam and the US have been working together for a number of decades already to clear away unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from the war, which has proven to be fruitful, 

US bomb disarmed in Ha Giang

 Sappers in the northernmost province of Ha Giang on January 12 deactivated a bomb weighing 45.2kg in Nguyen Trai ward, Ha Giang city.

Peacekeeping shows Vietnam’s responsibility for global issues

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has had peacekeepers in the field with the United Nations participating in multinational humanitarian efforts in areas hit by civil war and political unrest to assist in restoring law

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Vietnam calls for international assistance in UXO removal

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese government and international partners will mobilise all resources to overcome the consequences of unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from the war,

Vietnam, US hold defence dialogue

 VietNamNet Bridge – The US is keen to strengthen its ties with Vietnam and other ASEAN member countries on the basis of trust building in cooperation areas.


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