|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 7 Aug 2014 09:41:30 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, GLOBAL: "UXO Tour brings foreigners face to face with bombing devastation in Quang Tri, " Vietnam|
UXO Tour brings foreigners face to face with bombing devastation in
By Nguyen Phuc Thanh Nien News (Vietnam) August 6, 2014Quang Tri - A group of backpackers panned their cameras across a remote commune in Quang Tri Province, clicking away, then turned to do the same to a pile of sandbags placed over a soon-to-be detonated piece of war-era ordnance.
Soon the group was whisked away to watch the climactic explosion set off by a foreign-funded de-mining team.
The Quang Tri UXO Tour has run for two years now as a partnership between the Norwegian-funded project RENEW and the Vietnam Backpackers Hostels, which now operates three hostels in Hanoi and Hue.
Restoring the Environment and Neutralizing the Effects of the War (RENEW) was founded in 2001 and is now primarily funded by Norwegian People’s Aid.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.thanhniennews.com/travel/uxo-tour-brings-foreigners-face- to-face-with-bombing-devastation-in-quang-tri-29528.html
-- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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