Protecting Cambodia’s landmine detection dogs

Cambodia has the second-biggest landmine contamination problem in the modern world, with four to six million mines laid during internal conflicts.

At its worst point in the early 1990s, it was estimated there was one mine or piece of unexploded ordinance per person in the war-torn Southeast Asian nation.

As a result, Cambodia has a high proportion of physically disabled people in its population, which has a huge impact both socioeconomically and psychologically. And these are some of the key factors contributing to the country’s poverty.

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