UXO


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UXOUnexploded Ordnance
UXOUnexploded Explosive Ordnance (US DoD)
UXOUltima X: Odyssey (proposed computer game)
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'But before these bombs could be disposed of, the explosion happened,' Hortillosa said, adding the remaining UXOs inside the camp has been disposed of
He hopes that future models could be used to clear UXO in Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan, and of course, here at home in Cambodia.
"We, the Leaders of JEM and SLM/A declare our firm commitment to support all initiatives with the objective to free Darfur/Sudan from ERW including but not limited to 1) clearance of affected areas and 2) awareness-raising campaigns at community level on the risks UXOs pose," said a joint declaration signed by Ibrahim and Minnawi extended to Sudan Tribune on Friday.
Stay out of restricted areas and do not touch a suspected UXO or any manmade object you do not recognize.
Speaking today (6 Apr) at a press conference in Juba, UNMAS chief of operations for South Sudan Robert Thompson said the country was heavily contaminated with mines and unexploded ordinance (UXO).
"The presence of unexploded ordnance (UXOs) continues to pose a high risk to civilians, particularly children.
The United States has provided significant support for clearance of UXO from the war, particularly cluster munitions, as well as for risk education and victims' assistance.
If people expect to build new homes or businesses there soon they are "sadly mistaken," according to Mike Cloud, former band negotiator and witness to UXO demolitions, speaking Sept.
Cambodia has the undesirable distinction of having the highest number of landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the world, following decades of internal conflict The Cambodia-Thailand border has one of the world's highest concentrations, around two to three million, while the country as a whole had an estimated 26 million explosives dropped on it during the Vietnam War.
Israel's latest genocidal pursuits in Gaza - euphemised as "self-defense" - have enabled the Israeli military to apply another coat of paint to Arab territory which we shall call the snazzy shade: "unexploded ordnance," or UXO for short.
Yet, as Oliver Tappe demonstrates, this portrayal masks both the lingering violence embedded in the landscape in the form of unexploded ordnance (UXO), and the poverty of rural life that war and revolution have failed to alleviate.