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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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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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IRIN: “Laos: Cluster bomb focus raises hopes for development”

Posted: Aug 5, 2010

A new cluster bomb ban has finally come into effect, but 37 years after the last US bomb fell here, Laos – the world’s most affected country – still feels the impact of unexploded ordnance (UXO) across all sectors of society.

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