"...According to the Cluster Munitions Monitor 2010, the U.S. dropped a total of 4.1 million kilograms of sub-munitions over Vietnam between 1965 and 1973, striking 55 of the country’s 64 provinces and cities...
Located on the both sides of the former DMZ, Quang Tri Province was one of the most bombed and shelled areas in the war, resulting in 83.8% of its land area being contaminated with unexploded ordnance according to survey data.
Such deadly war explosives still kill and maim civilians 35 years later...
Making Vietnam free of the danger of war explosives, including cluster bombs, is a huge task requiring extensive financial and human resources, and more assistance from the international community.Today’s cleanup tasks completed by the RENEW EOD team, similar to the tasks they do every other day, reflect the on-going commitment of Project RENEW staff and others of today’s younger generation, born long after the war ended, to clean up the deadly legacy left behind when the fighting stopped almost four decades ago..."
". . .Despite extensive clearance efforts by military and international NGOs, thousands of UXO still remain on and under the ground, posing an imminent threat to the daily activities of local people, especially children..."
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Dong Ha City, Quang Tri Province