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Mine educational material reach over 740,000 people

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People are learning about mine awareness programmes. HALO TRUST

Mine educational material reach over 740,000 people

In the first nine months of this year, mine-related institutions have provided educational material to more than 740,000 people, according to the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA).

In a report on October 4, it said that from January to September, through the CMAA, relevant institutions and national and international mine operators have provided material to 740,070 people – 309,304 women, 74,727 girls, 59,682 boys and 9,209 disabled people.

The institutions include the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport; Cambodian Red Cross; National Police; National Centre for Peacekeeping Forces, Mines and Explosive Remnants of War Clearance; Cambodian Mine Action Centre; HALO Trust; Mines Advisory Group; Cambodia Self-Help Demining; Spirit of Soccer Cambodia; and Cambodia Mine Victims Information System.

HALO Trust, on its part, has been providing mine awareness programmes for Cambodians in the provinces of Pursat, Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, Pailin, Oddar Meanchey, Siem Reap, Preah Vihear, Tbong Khmum, Kampong Cham, Kampong Speu, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Thom, Koh Kong, Kandal and Prey Veng.

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