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PROJECT ESTABLISHMENT

Quang Tri used to be a fierce battle field and mostly devastated during the war time. Almost forty years after the war ended and twenty years of renovation, the provincial socio-economy has grown and developed notably...

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PROJECT GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

The objective of the project is to set up an annual mines action operations planning process and to integrate into the provincial socioeconomic development planning process...

OBJECTIVES WILL BE MET

Upgrading the capacity of mine action coordination of Quang Tri Province in the cooperation of implementing mine action programs in Quang Tri with the collaboration of Provincial Military Command and relevant departments and agencies...

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QTMAC PROJECT

Establishing Quang Tri Mine Action Center

QTMAC PROJECT


Joined hands in UXO Clearance at Hai Xuan Primary and Secondary School

Updating Date: 10/12/2018 7:55:16 PM

This week, reveiving request of Hai Xuan Commune on supporting UXO clearance to build a fence of Hai Xuan Primary and Secondary school, Quang Tri LWCC coordianated with Peace Trees Vietnam (PTVN) to conduct a field survey and clearance.



The BAC team of PTVN conducts UXO clearance at Hai Xuan Primary and Secondary School

According to Hai Xuan PPC, the requested area was the battlefield in the Vietnam War, local people often see Explosive Remnants of War around here when they do their farming, which is a hidden risk to pupils and teachers at any time.





Found Items

On October 10, 2018, the BAC team of PTVN conducted clearance on an area of 240 square meters at the depth of 1 meter, found lots of Unexploded Ordnance such as 60mm mortars, 48mm grenades, projectiles.

PTVN is a non-governmental organization (NGO) which was issued with operation certificate by Vietnam government, operating in neutralizing war remnants in Quang tri Province. For the past 23 years (1995-2018), PTVN has conducted many projects, contributing to the friendship and cooperation between the governments of Vietnam and US as well as the people of the two countries.

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OTHER HEADLINES
  49 items of explosive ordnance were found and destroyed in the under construction area of Tran Binh Trong street (25/6/2021)
  PeaceTrees Vietnam marks 25 years of UXO activities in VN (10/1/2020)
  Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluating the Implementation of Mine Action plan for the 2019-2020 Period (16/6/2019)
  Joined hands in UXO Clearance at Hai Xuan Primary and Secondary School (12/10/2018)
  Quang Tri Province's Legacy of War Coordination Center (LWCC) and Project RENEW in co-ordination with Quang Ngai Red Cross Society held the workshop on Introduction to ERW and Mine Action (8/1/2020)
  Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L. Thompson visits ongoing U.S.-funded efforts to survey and clear unexploded ordnance in Quang Tri Province, Viet Nam (15/8/2018)
  Ms. Elizabeth McGarva, Project Manager of DFID - UK Department for International Development visits Mine Action in Quang Tri province (8/1/2020)
  Workshop on Introduction and Usage of Mine Action Data in Cam Lo District (8/1/2020)
  U.S. 750-lb. Bomb Found in Rice Paddy Near Cua Viet Beach (29/6/2017)

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Activity Pictures of Neutralizing the Effect of ERW