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  • MAG Mine Advisory Group

    Laos is still haunted by unexploded bombs dropped by America

    Location: 

    Phonsavan, Laos

    Duration: 

    Friday, August 4, 2017

    Personal highlights

    1. MAG: Mine Advisory Group, clearing Laos one mine at the time
    2. UXO: Unexploded Ordnance, dropped during America's Secret War
    3. Numbers: about 30% of 2 million tons of bombs did not explode
    4. Museum: informative and impressive exhibition about mines in Laos
    5. Phonsavan: location of one of several visitor's information centers

    Image sources

    1. MAG logo outside the museum
    2. UXO at the Information Center
    3. Map of UXO in North Laos
    4. Exhibition about UXOs in Laos
    5. MAG clearance stone