Demining Cambodia

Cambodia's fields and jungles conceal upwards of four million mines and countless pieces of unexploded ordnance. These weapons have killed an estimated 80,000 Cambodians since 1970. One person in every 250 has been maimed or crippled in mine incidents. One-third of all mine incidents occur in the northern province of Battambang, which served as a Khmer Rouge stronghold until the movement's collapse in 1998. The village of Tathouk has been especially hard hit. One family in ten here has suffered a mine-related injury.

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Demining Cambodia