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Photo of Sengaloun, center, and four of his friends
Sengaloun, center, and four of his friends were injured in 2006 when they played with a cluster bomb they found. Department of Health staff working with World Education visited him at home and provided counseling on psychological issues he faced, enabling him to return to school.

For more information on current and past World Education Laos programs, see the following:

Brochure: World Ed UXO Programs in Laos

Article: Developing Medical Capacity in Laos

Donor Profile: Grapes for Humanity U.S.

Fact Sheet: Assistance to UXO Survivors

Cluster Bombs

For more information on cluster bombs, see:

Cluster Bombs: FAQ
Mennonite Central Committee website

United States Campaign to Ban Land Mines

The US bomb legacy in Laos (video)

Why Ban Cluster Bombs? (video)
Friends Committee on National Legislation

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Photo of Ms. Bouapha
Ms. Bouapha shows the silk she produced through World Education's former silk sector project.


For news articles on related topics, see:

Ground Zero Country

TheStar online

November 2008

Interview with Lloyd Feinberg from the Leahy War Victims Fund
Journal of Mine Action 6.3 Victim Assistance
December 2002

Using art to heal the broken planet
Taunton Daily Gazette
August 07, 2008

UXO Lao's Fight against Unexploded Ordnance
Journal of Mine Action
Issue 92, March 07 2006

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