Accomplishments

UXO LAO: ACCOMPLISHMENTS

ACCOMPLISHMENTS ( from  01 January 1996 to 30 April 2014 )

Community awareness:  Conducted UXO Risk Education activities in 10,578 villages reaching around 2,696,052 people (including 1,093,460 children).

Area clearance:  Cleared over 29,938 hectares of land, including 28,422 hectares for agriculture and 4,451 hectares for other development projects (27,039 863 benefitciaries).

Roving tasks:  Conducted 25,846 roving tasks, removing or destroying UXO found on the surface in 3,791 villages

Survey tasks:  Conducted 18,425 survey tasks, collecting information and mapping out UXO in 3,574 villages

UXO found (survey): 154,165 items (2,329 big bombs, 79,509 bombies, 763 mines, and 71,564 other UXO )

Total UXO removed or destroyed (through roving/ clearance tasks) 1,260,664 items (6,167 big bombs, 536,021 bombies, 6,569 mines, and 710,897 other UXO)

 

CURRENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS (from 01 January 2014 to 30 March 2014)

 

Community awareness:  Conducted UXO risk awareness activities in 233 villages, reaching around 13, 530 people (including 33,850 children).

Area clearance:  Cleared 1,394.617 hectares of land (including 353 hectares for other development projects).

Roving tasks: Conducted 550 roving tasks, removing or destroying UXO found on the surface in 440 villages.

Survey tasks:  Conducted 909 survey tasks, collecting information and mapping out UXO in 685 villages.

UXO removed or destroyed (through roving / clearance and TS tasks) 30,931 items (12 big bombs, 9,492 bombies, 25 mines, and 10,776 other UXO)

Technical survey tasks: Applied TS on 51.597 hectares of land classifying such as low UXO clearance priority.