Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Programme

 

Big bombs for disposal
Big bombs lining the fence of a UXO Lao office.
Big bombs lining the fence of a UXO Lao office.
Big bombs outside a steel recycling facility.
UXO being readied for destruction.
Preparing big bomb for disposal
Big bombs being readied for demolition
A sub-munition
Sub-munitions on the forest floor
A sub-munition
Sub-munitions still in their dispenser
Sub-munitions on the forest floor
Landmine
Landmine
UXO on the ground
UXO in a steel recycling facility
UXO collection
UXO ready for demolition
UXO ready for demolition
UXO collection
UXO being prepared for demolition
UXO outside a steel recycling facility
A truck containing half a days worth of scrap metal
Scrap metal hunter
A kilo of scrap can fetch about 30 US cents
A scrap metal hunter and his son
Survey teams gather information on UXO locations
Survey teams gather information on UXO locations
Survey teams gather information on UXO locations Survey teams gather information on UXO locations
UXO clearance site A female deminer investigating something metal in the ground
UXO clearance UXO clearance
A female deminer investigating something metal in the ground
A UXO Lao female deminer
A UXO Lao female deminer A UXO clearance site
Demolition Demolition
Puppets are used to convey UXO risk awareness messages A UXO risk awareness session
A UXO risk awareness session A community awareness team member and her puppet

 



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