Korea - Viet Nam Mine Action Project
The project was officially launched in Quang Binh on 9 March 2018 with participation of representatives from KOICA, UNDP and the government of Korea and Vietnam including Minister at the ROK Embassy in Vietnam Lee Miyon and Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of National Defense, Nguyen Chi Vinh.
The direct beneficiaries of the project are the Government of Vietnam in charge of the Mine Action including the Vietnam Mine Action National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC), the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA), the Ministry of Defense, Binh Dinh and Quang Binh Provincial People’s Committee, as well as the UXO/mine victims who will be provided with active supports. Indirect beneficiaries are the Vietnamese people who will benefit from recovering land and restoring economy.
- Enhance the capacity of public administration of Mine Action through capacity building of the VNMAC and MOLISA for sector-wide planning and prioritization, monitoring and evaluation;
- Conduct technical surveys, safe and effective clearance of an estimated 8,000 hectares (based on survey results) in priority areas in Quang Binh and Binh Dinh provinces;
- Develop and deliver appropriate and effective support to UXO victims, targeted in Quang Binh and Binh Dinh provinces, and support further development of relevant aspects of national systems for persons with disabilities; support mine risk awareness raising and education for people in the project’s provinces.
- Improve bomb/mine risk management nationwide, including improving the capacity to manage mine action information across the country.
What are the project's key results?
- Institutional capacities of VNMAC and MOLISA are strengthened to further improve the contribution of the mine action activities for human development in contaminated areas
- Contaminated communities in Quang Binh and Binh Dinh are cleaner through UXO interventions for support of human development, dignity and livelihoods
The project includes four components as follows:
- Survey and Clearance: Conducting surveys to identify the Confirmed Hazardous Areas (CHAs), recording these findings in the Information Management System for Mine Action (IMSMA) and undertaking the clearance of the CHAs; training on new techniques and technology is included;
- Information Management: Improving the available information for the UXO/mine action sector to support informed policy making and task prioritization; establishing a Coordination Office and Database Center for Mine Action under VNMAC in Da Nang; training staff and providing technical hardware and assistance for information management of mine action
- Mine Risk Education: Organizing workshops for relevant stakeholders to share best practices for risk education; training relevant professionals and other persons engaged in risk education; and identifying best practices useful for expansion in other areas or nationwide risk education programme
- Victims Assistance: Collecting and recording in IMSMA data of UXO/mine victims in the Quang Binh and Binh Dinh provinces, ensuring that information is shared with the information systems of the Social Protection and Social Security of the MOLISA; and providing medical and rehabilitation services, as well as skills and vocational training and job placement for identified survivors of UXO or mine accidents
Finance, Executing and Implementing Agency
|Project Number||Funding||Project Owner||Implementing Partner|
|00101989||29,502,000 USD||Vietnam National Mine Action Center||UNDP Viet Nam|