Demining in Cambodia slowed down by lack of money

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Landmines and other explosive remnants of war that were left behind by the Khmer Rouge regime 30 years ago remain a grave danger to the civilian population in Cambodia.

Since the end of the regime over 60,000 Cambodians have been killed or maimed by landmines.

The government with the support of international donors has embarked on an aggressive landmine clearance campaign.

However, diminishing funds are threatening to slow down the demining programmes.

Patrick Maigua has this report.

Duration: 4’12″

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