Report Highlights World Education’s UXO Work in Laos

February 10th, 2017 | News

Since 1992, World Education has been working in Laos, specializing in services for those affected by unexploded ordnance, and the most vulnerable, marginalized populations. World Education Laos’ programs are designed to build capacity, promote self-sufficiency, and increase inclusion of all persons in Lao PDR.

A new report co-authored by Colette McInerney, World Education Laos Country Director, Emerging Patterns of ERW [Explosive Remnants of War] Injuries in Laos, analyzes explosive remnants of war injuries and occurrences in Laos to support and inform targeted victim assistance needs.

Read the full report by Stacey Pizzino [University of Queensland], Colette McInerney [World Education Laos], and Jo Durham, Ph.D. [University of Queensland] featured in the Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction by James Madison University Center for International Stabilization and Recovery.

Laos is the most heavily bombed country in the world per capita. To learn more about World Education’s programming in Laos, including UXO assistance programs, please visit

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