October 2012 Newsletter – Legacies’ advocacy has on-the-ground results, the environmental impact of UXO, and more!
Posted: Nov 1, 2012
The U.S. Department of State’s Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement has officially pledged $1.5M to fund a HALO Trust clearance project in Savannahket’s Vilabouly and Sepon districts. This funding is a direct result of Legacies of War’s advocacy, which helped to increase the State Department’s UXO funding in Laos from $5 million in 2011 to an unprecedented $9 million in 2012.
Posted: Sep 29, 2012
Voices from Laos tell Congress about UXOs; World Education Laos joins Legacies to talk about better support for survivors
Posted: Sep 2, 2012
It’s back to school time and our thoughts are with the children of Laos. And we pledge to continue helping to create a safer environment for generations to come. Your support matters! Join us today to end this legacy of war, so that the children of Laos can begin a new legacy of peace.
Posted: Jul 31, 2012
On July 11, Secretary Clinton visited Laos and pledged that the U.S. would help Laos move beyond the legacy of the war. Legacies will continue to educate members of Congress and work with the State Department to make sure the U.S. honors the Secretary’s pledge to the people of Laos.
Posted: Jul 2, 2012
June has been an exciting month for Legacies. In this issue we focus on creating new legacies and announcing the latest news about UXO removal in Laos.
Posted: Jun 8, 2012
In May, Legacies had a number of exciting programs and activities, and just last week the Senate Appropriations Committee supported the largest ever annual allocation for demining in Laos!
Posted: Apr 18, 2012
Happy Lao New Year! This month, Legacies is starting a new initiative, the Hope Fund.
February 2012 Newsletter – Senator, Ambassador Hail Historic Funding Increase to Laos for Bomb Removal
Posted: Mar 1, 2012
January was another deadly month for Lao villagers on UXO-contaminated land. Stay tuned om how you can help!