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After the end of the American War (1975), Vietnam suffered from over a decade of political isolation, collectivization, and low economic growth. From the mid-80s’ progressive economic reforms (Doi Moi) were introduced launching Vietnam as one of the ‘small’ Asian tigers with one of the fastest and most consolidated growth in the region.

Humanitarian Disarmament in Vietnam

As a consequence of the Vietnam War, and the conflicts with China and Cambodia in the 70’s, Vietnam is heavily contaminated by explosive remnants of war ( ERW  ), mainly unexploded ordnance ( UXO  ).


News from Vietnam:

Increasing safety for farmers

Quang Tri, Vietnam: For four decades, Trieu Hoa Commune residents have lived anxiously with cluster bombs remained in their rice fields....
18.09.2018 | Hien Xuan Ngo

Eliminating the threat against Linh and her children

"It’s frightening to know that unexploded bombs are still found in our village after so many years", said Dinh Thi Linh. NPA an...
02.07.2018 | Hien Ngo

Prime Minister Approves Report on ERW Contamination in Vietnam

Total size of land contaminated by explosive remnants of war (ERW) in Vietnam is 61,308 sq. km which makes it 18.82 percent of the tota...
23.05.2018 | Serif Bajric