VNMAC determined to best fulfill UXO consequence settlement mission (21/03/20 22:21)

Vietnam is one of the countries heavily ravaged by war. One of the war-left legacies is tons of unexploded ordnance (UXO) scattering nationwide. War-left UXO poses potential dangers and negative impacts on people’s life, production and activities while preventing us from exploiting and using natural resources for socio-economic development.

Many activities in response to World Mine Awareness Day 4/4 (21/12/19 09:10)

Vietnam is one of the countries to suffer heavy consequences of mines and unexploded ordnance left over from wars. According to the results of a comprehensive study on the current status of residual contamination of mines and unexploded ordnance, the land area of Vietnam currently contaminated with boms, mines and explosive objects is 6.1 million hectares, accounting for 18.71% national land area. The number of unexploded ordnance and unexploded ordnance remains scattered in 63/63 provinces and cities, but is most concentrated in the Central provinces.

Various favorable policies for UXO victims actively and effectively implemented (21/12/19 09:24)

Since 1975, war-left unexploded ordnance (UXO) has killed 40,000 people and injured 60,000 others. Most of the victims are children and breadwinners in their families.

Major contents of Decree No.18/2019/ND-CP (07/01/20 21:32)

Decree No.18/2019/ND-CP of the Government is fully titled “The Decree on the Management and Implementation of the Settlement of Post-war Bomb, Mines and Explosives (UXO) Consequences”. On February 1, 2019, the Government promulgated Decree No.18/2019/ND-CP on the management and implementation of the settlement of post-war UXO consequences in Vietnam.

Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh receives outgoing Director of KOICA in Vietnam (05/02/20 17:56)

Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Member of the Party Central Committee (PCC), Standing Member of the Central Military Commission (CMC), and Deputy Minister of National Defense, on February 5, received Mr. Kim Jinoh, outgoing Director of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Viet Nam.

Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) established (20/06/20 21:41)

On March 4, 2014, the Prime Minister signed Decision No.319/QD-TTg on the establishment of the Vietnam National Mine Action Center, or the VNMAC.

The VNMAC is an organ placed under the direction of the Prime Minister, directly reporting to the Ministry of National Defense in the implementation and coordination of task performance of the National Action Program on UXO Consequence Settlement (Program 504).

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