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Four-Decade-Old Bomb Mistaken For Toy, Kills And Injures 13 in Laos

Posted: Mar 23, 2017

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FMP 2016: Lao Now

Event Date: Jan 1, 1970

Join us for our 2nd annual Fashion Meets Philanthropy Fundraiser for Legacies of War at Wallace Hall in New York City! All funds raised and donations will go towards Legacies of War, an organization that advocates for the removal of unexploded UXO bombs in Laos. WHY To benefit a future where the people of Laos […]

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President Obama Announces Historic Increase in Funding for Removal of Unexploded Ordnance from Laos, September 6, 2016

Posted: Sep 6, 2016

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PRESS RELEASE: During Historic Visit to Laos, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Commits to Addressing Problem of Leftover U.S. Bombs from Vietnam Era

Posted: Feb 4, 2016

PRESS RELEASE During Historic Visit to Laos, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Commits to Addressing Problem of Leftover U.S. Bombs from Vietnam Era February 4, 2016 (Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Laos last week, only the third Secretary in history to do so. Legacies of War was encouraged by […]

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PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Funding for UXO Clearance in Laos Reaches Historic High

Posted: Jun 29, 2015

PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Funding to Remove Millions of Bombs from Laos Reaches Historic High A Decade of Advocacy by Legacies of War Results in Milestone Washington D.C. June 29, 2015 – Legacies of War applauds the increase in U.S. funding for the unexploded ordnance (UXO) sector in Laos to $15 million, the highest level in […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Legacies of War Celebrates Historic Achievements at 10th Anniversary Dinner

Posted: Jul 3, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY Legacies of War Celebrates Historic Achievements at 10th Anniversary Dinner WHAT: Legacies of War will celebrate an historic increase in U.S. funding for the clearance of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and UXO victim support in Laos at a dinner on July 15, marking the 10th anniversary of the organization’s founding. The event highlights Legacies’ […]

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PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Funding for UXO Clearance in Laos Reaches Historic High

Posted: Jan 21, 2014

PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Funding for UXO Clearance in Laos Reaches Historic High Legacies of War successfully advocates for $12 million in 2014 Washington, DC, January 21, 2014: Legacies of War today announced that the U.S. will be spending $12 million in fiscal year 2014 for unexploded ordnance (UXO) clearance, victim assistance and risk education in […]

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Media Advisory: Lao Textiles Trunk Show to Benefit Legacies of War in Washington, DC

Posted: Sep 17, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY Lao Textiles Trunk Show to Benefit Legacies of War in Washington, DC WHAT: Ock Pop Tok will hold a Trunk Show to benefit Legacies of War, featuring a beautiful collection of hand dyed and spun silk scarfs, textiles, home decor, jewelry, and handbags from Laos. WHEN: Sunday, September 23, 5:00 – 7:00pm WHERE: […]

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