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US helps demining

US helps demining

The US government plans to offer $8 million from 2006 to 2009 for the Cambodian Mine

Action Center (CMAC) to carry out its demining operation, CMAC head Khem Sophan told

a Chinese news agency on November 14

According to Sophan, the US also plans to help Cambodia build a demining school in

Kampong Chhnang province to train CMAC staff members and Royal Cambodian Army Forces

to match international standards.

It was estimated that that there were still four million UXOs in Cambodia, Sophan

said.

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