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Chapter 160, The Việt Nam Chapter of the Veterans For Peace

July 2011 Blog Posts (3)

The 19/07 meeting on Working Groups and AO

The 19/07 meeting

Dear Colleagues,

 

A week ago last Tuesday (19 July), I met with Marko Lovrekovic, Co-Director of the NGO Resource Centre and Ms Phan Thu Ha, Working Group Coordinator. A good deal of the discussion was about the Agent Orange Working Group (AOWG). It was such an unpleasant meeting, that I've worried how to present the content to all of you who think that Agent Orange is important.
The two main outcomes were 1) the NGO RC, in refocusing…
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Added by Vern Weitzel on July 31, 2011 at 5:56pm — No Comments

MAG clears 100,000 items of UXO in central Vietnam

Mines Advisory Group achieved a significant milestone in Vietnam last month, removing and destroying its 100,000th item of unexploded ordnance in Quang Tri Province.

 

http://www.thanhniennews.com/2010/Pages/20110707225422.aspx

 

 

Added by Chuck Palazzo on July 8, 2011 at 4:56pm — No Comments

RENEW opens new visitor center as a hub of information and education about the Vietnam War

http://www.landmines.org.vn/news/renew_opens_new_visitor_center.html

 

Most Vietnamese, and more and more foreigners, are aware that Quang Tri Province is one of many areas in Vietnam that still suffers from the devastating legacy of bombs and mines deployed during the Vietnam War. Once divided by a provisional demilitarized zone (DMZ), Quang Tri was one of the most…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on July 7, 2011 at 5:01pm — No Comments

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