United States aids 8 million USD for landmine clearance in Quang Tri

Source: Pano feed

She announced that in 2015, U.S. Government will provide 8 million USD for Quang Tri province to establish a database center in order to help detect and early deal with areas heavily contaminated by unexploded ordnance (UXO).

The above information was given on the occasion of visiting Vietnam of under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security for the US State Department Rose Gottemoeller.

According to the leaders of Quang Tri, by the end of 2014, 8,399 hectares of UXO-contaminated land in Quang Tri has been freed from 556,448 explosive materials. Up to now, there is about 80% Quang Tri’s area still suffered from wars’ consequences.

Đăng ký: VietNam News