Residual risk from unexploded ordnance (UXO) is a by-product of all modern conflicts. Developed by the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD), the Management of Residual Explosive Remnants of War (MORE) program seeks to characterize risk and carefully examine the factors involved in reducing long-term risks from munitions.1 MORE looks at many factors, including the impacts of time on munitions, explosives, and fuzing systems. Other critical considerations are the resources available to manage residual UXO and best practices from former conflict areas used to successfully overcome the risk reduction challenges. In Vietnam, the Golden West Humanitarian Foundation (Golden West) conducts a program training the Vietnamese Provincial Military Command (PMC) to conduct explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) to international standards with the goal of building long-term capacity.
Vosburgh, Allan R.
"Providing IMAS Training to Local Military Forces and Mitigating Long-Term ERW Risks in Vietnam,"
The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 23
, Article 7.
Available at: https://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol23/iss3/7