Assistance to UXO Lao, the Laos national UXO clearance programme


  • Xeponne, Savvanakhet Province, Laos
  • Handicap International
    208 Nong Bone Road,
    Ban Phon Sahat,
    Vientiane, Laos
  • 1997

Project Highlights

Two landmine & UXO clearance technical specialist were deployed to Laos to raise the technical standards of UXO Lao national UXO clearance operators. This involved the teaching of United Nations International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) as well as more specific UXO search techniques.