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The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA)

CMAALocation: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Website: http://www.cmaa.gov.kh/

Type: Police

The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) has been working on policy guideline and strategic plan development for mine action in Cambodia since 2000. They work with strong collaboration and partnership with both national and international institutions and organizations, such as MAG and the HALO Trust.

Their main focuses are:

  • mine clearance
  • mine risk education
  • survivor assistance

They seek to achieve national and international coordination in tackling the issue of landmines. On their webpage you can find statistics on land released after clearance as well as on the casualties of mines and UXO.

This profile is part of AOAV’s investigation into counter-IED (C-IED) actors around the globe. To see the list of all C-IED actors recorded by AOAV, see here. To see those engaged in the Middle East, the Sahel, North Africa or other highly impacted countries please see here, here, here, and here respectively. This research was made possible by funding from the NATO Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Centre of Excellence (C-IED COE). To read the full report, ‘Addressing the threat posed by IEDs: National, Regional and Global Initiatives’, see here.