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URGENT: WE NEED TO SAVE LIVES TODAY

Posted: Mar 25, 2019

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A New Chapter for Legacies of War

Posted: Mar 4, 2019

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PRESS RELEASE: Legacies of War Announces Planned Leadership Transition Search Begins for New Executive Director

Posted: Mar 4, 2019

See full job announcement here.

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PRESS RELEASE: Attapeu Dam Collapse Recovery Must Address the Threat of Unexploded Bombs in Heavily Contaminated Province

Posted: Aug 8, 2018

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PRESS RELEASE: Congress Approves $30 Million for the UXO Sector in Laos in 2018 Budget

Posted: Mar 30, 2018

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PRESS RELEASE: Legacies of War Announces New Members to Board of Directors

Posted: Oct 27, 2017

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PRESS RELEASE: U.S. to Provide $30 Million in 2017 to Address Bomb Legacy in Laos, But 2018 Funding Threatened by Dramatic Cuts

Posted: May 30, 2017

Congress has allocated $30 million to the unexploded ordnance sector in Laos for fiscal year 2017, fulfilling the second installment of a U.S. government pledge made by President Obama totalling $90 million over three years, $30 million per year. This funding will be used in bomb clearance, victim assistance, and risk education.

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

Posted: Mar 23, 2017

A bomb blast on March 21, 2017 injured twelve and killed one, ages to 57, in the Northern Lao province of Xieng Khouang. The bomblet, one of an estimated 80 million dropped by the U.S. 40 years ago, was picked up by a girl, age 10, and brought back to her home, where it exploded.

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