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 […]
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. […]
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.