The HALO Trust signs memorandum of understanding in Laos

On 4th October, The HALO Trust and the National Regulatory Authorities for Mines / UXO Sector in Lao PDR start a new UXO Clearance project in Laos. The NRA’s Director General, Mr Phoukhieo Chanthasomboune issued the MOU.

HALO’s Programme Manager, Armen Harutyunyan, highlighted plans in Laos with funding initially provided by the United States Department of State and the Canadian Foundation, Grapes for Humanity.

Through modified survey techniques, appropriate task prioritisation and the employment of the maximum number of technicians on the ground, HALO aims to justify increased donor support and help Laos reach MDG 9.

On 4th October, The HALO Trust and the National Regulatory Authorities for Mines / UXO Sector in Lao PDR start a new UXO Clearance project in Laos. The NRA’s Director General, Mr Phoukhieo Chanthasomboune issued the MOU.

HALO’s Programme Manager, Armen Harutyunyan, highlighted plans in Laos with funding initially provided by the United States Department of State and the Canadian Foundation, Grapes for Humanity.

Through modified survey techniques, appropriate task prioritisation and the employment of the maximum number of technicians on the ground, HALO aims to justify increased donor support and help Laos reach MDG 9.

- See more at: http://www.halotrust.org/media-centre/news-press-releases/halo-trust-signs-memorandum-understanding-laos#sthash.m0Elaj6F.dpuf

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