mine action Tag

On my journey to understand the process of clearing mines and other XO and UXO, I have met with various landmine action operators in Cambodia. It's good to see that all the organisations seem to employ only a limited number of foreigners with the actual...

https://youtu.be/SL2P3ruMD9E Do you have a dog, a cat or maybe a pet rat? On April 5, which was International Mine Action Day, Emi & Eve  adopted a professional landmine clearing rat called Magawa who works at Apopo in Siem Reap. APOPO is an acronym from Dutch which stands...

An insightful documentary "The Landmine Girls" by Emma Louise Fry, who was an International Journalism masters student at University College Falmouth at the time she made it.  In it we follow two girls who are part of a CMAC demining unit and listen to them...

What adventures did you create as a kid? Perhaps you built a tree house in the backyard, or played ball with the neighbours' kids. Until it was time to go in for dinner. This was a far cry for children in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge...

The grand entrance of the CMAC headquarters in Phnom Penh is flanked by a couple of large decommissioned bombs. It delivers you into a cream walled,  empty, high ceilinged lobby featuring an enormous poster depicting a green countryside scene of demining activities.  On my introductory visit,...