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United States Announces $15 Million Assistance Package for the Lao UXO Sector

Posted: Jun 23, 2015

The United States is strengthening its commitment to the UXO sector in Laos by increasing its total assistance for Laos’ UXO sector to $15 million this year.  U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel announced the new assistance during the annual U.S.-Lao PDR Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue, which took place in Washington, D.C. on June 19.  […]

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Pop-Up Lao Noodle by Chef Deth for Legacies of War

Event Date: May 12, 2015

Chef Deth presents khao poon (ເຂົ້າປຸ້ນ) pop-up noodle shop at Thip Khao to benefit Legacies of War Tuesday, May 12th at 6pm & 8pm BUY TICKETS HERE __________________________________________________ 3 course dinner Mouthwatering Green Mango Salad w/ toasted rice powder Savory Lao curry vermicelli noodle soup w/ selection of meat & veggie toppings Aromatic Yellow Mung […]

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International New York Times: “Cleaning a land riddled with bombs”

Posted: Mar 30, 2015

One woman has led a single-minded effort to clean up the fallout of a nine-year American air campaign that made Laos one of the most heavily bombed places on earth.

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The Guardian: “Laos: Thousands suffering from the deadly aftermath of US bomb campaign”

Posted: Jan 31, 2015

Matteo Fagotto Saturday 31 January 2015 16.04 EST Fifty years after US combat troops entered Vietnam, neighbouring Laos is still dealing with unexploded bombs from fierce air attacks “If I had arrived 15 minutes later at the hospital, I would have died. I underwent 12 blood transfusions in order to survive.” Sitting in the living […]

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January 2015 Newsletter – Reflection on Last Year

Posted: Jan 1, 2015

2014 was a good year for Legacies. We know that 2015 will be as well.

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MEDIA ADVISORY – DC non-profit, Legacies of War, celebrates 10 years of clearing unexploded bombs in Laos

Posted: Jul 15, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY DC non-profit, Legacies of War, celebrates 10 years of clearing unexploded bombs in Laos Washington, D.C., July 15, 2014: This year, Legacies of War is celebrating a decade of accomplishments, including the historic increase in U.S. funding for unexploded ordnance (UXO) clearance and victims assistance in Laos from $3 million in 2008 to […]

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Legacies of War’s 10th Anniversary – Inspiring Hope & Saving Lives in Laos

Event Date: Jul 15, 2014

LEGACIES OF WAR‘S 10TH ANNIVERSARY INSPIRING HOPE & SAVING LIVES IN LAOS JULY 15, 2014 Buy Tickets Now District Architecture Center 421 7th St NW Washington, DC (Chinatown Metro/Garage Parking/Valet) Festive Attire PROGRAM 6:00 pm Cocktail Reception Mekong Night Market Silent Auction 7:00 pm–9:00 pm Street Food Dinner Musical Performance Presentation of Awards Please come […]

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

Posted: Jul 3, 2014

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.

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