Some 14,000 Landmines and UXOs Destroyed

AKP Phnom Penh, May 26, 2020 —

Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) destroyed almost 14,000 landmines and UXOs in first four months of this year.

The update was shared yesterday H.E. Heng Ratana Director General of CMAC, highlighting that the achievement has freed about 30 square kilometres of land from landmines and UXOs.

The centre also organised 6,030 mine risk education (MRE) sessions for a total of nearly 538,000 participants, and built the capacity of its 670 officials, he added.

Matching the achievement to the target for 2020, the mine action centre has now reached about 35 percent.

(Photo: CMAC)

By Phal Sophanith