UXO LAO: ACCOMPLISHMENTS
ACCOMPLISHMENTS ( from 1996 to 31 December 2009 )
Community awareness: conducted UXO risk awareness activities in 7,877 villages reaching around 2,004,719 people ( including 778,791 children ).
Area clearance: cleared over 17,039 hectares of land, including 14,169 hecteares for agriculture and 2,870 hectares for other development projects ( 3,191,933 benefitciaries ).
Roving tasks: conducted 18,797 roving tasks, removing or destroying UXO found on the surface in 3,159 villages
Survey tasks: conducted 9,016 survey tasks, collecting information and mapping out UXO in 2,577 villages
UXO found (survey): 99,097 items (1,496 big bombs, 49,175 bombies, 363 mines, and 44,063 other UXO )
UXO removed or destroyed (through roving/ clearance tasks) 923,135 items ( 4,638 big bombs, 432,874 bombies, 5,973 mines, and 479,650 other UXO)
CURRENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS ( from 01 January 2010 to 30 June 2010 )
Community awareness: conducted UXO risk awareness activities in 325 villages, reaching around 75,658 people ( including 32,604 children )
Area clearance: cleared 1,276 hectares of land (including 108 hectares for other development projects).
Roving tasks: conducted 785 roving tasks, removing or destroying UXO found on the surface in 616 villages.
Survey tasks: conducted 1,093 survey tasks, collecting information and mapping out UXO in 885 villages.
UXO removed or destroyed (through roving / clearance and TS tasks) 30,931 items ( 454 big bombs, 16,426 bombies, 27 mines, and 14,024 other UXO)
Technical survey tasks: applied TS on 303 hectares of land classifying such as low UXO clearance priority.