Clearing mortar shells and surviving the roads in Laos

Published on 21 May 2009

"After this, I quit!" says my colleague Lin, and he is only half joking. He takes the Buddha image that hangs around his neck and raises it to the sky in silent prayer. (..) After an hour or so we reach the MAG team. They have just finished clearing the path we have walked on. It is to be widened into a road big enough for vehicles, to be built by MAG's development partner the World Food Programme.

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