Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) destroyed 61,477 landmines and UXOs in 2022.
The update was shared on Jan. 11 by H.E. Heng Ratana, Director General of CMAC, highlighting that the move has freed additional 194 square kilometres of land from landmines and UXOs, about 91.4 percent against the annual planning.
Cambodian Mine Action Centre also set out a direction to clear between 268 to 300 square kilometres of land from mines and UXOs in 2023.
The Royal Government of Cambodia has set an ambitious goal to become a mine-free country by 2025.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press