On August 3, 2018, the Advisor to the Royal Government of Cambodia, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lao PDR, the Permanent Representative to ASEAN of Myanmar, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam, the U.S. Secretary of State, and the Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN met in Singapore for the Eleventh Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Ministerial Meeting.
The Ministers/Representatives of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam (hereafter referred to as the “Lower Mekong Countries”); the European Union, the Governments of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, and the United States; and the World Bank (hereafter referred to as the “Development Partners”); and Mekong River Commission (MRC), collectively referred to as “the Participants,”
In the spirit of promoting continued cooperation to support inclusive and sustainable development among the Lower Mekong Countries;
The Cambodia Mine/ERW Victim Information System (CMVIS) established in 1994 by the Cambodian Red Cross with technical and financial supported by Handicap International Belgium and UNICEF to provide systematic collection, analysis, interpretation and dissemination of information about civilian and military casualties of landmines, unexploded ordnance and other explosive remnants of war in Cambodia.
Today Sunday 23 July CMAC experts (EOD team) cleared two 2 MK82 aircraft bombs in Kroch Seuch village, Deum Reus commune, Kandal Steung district, Kandal province. Those bombs are at the depth of 6 meters. CMAC experts have safely neutralized and transported to CMAC's safe area for further actions!! We wish to advise all villagers who lives in this commune to be precautioned when used their land for purpose of heavy constructions, digging ponds or water irrigation developments.... .... as this is a bombardment affected area!!