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February 2024 Newsletter

Welcome to our February Newsletter …. and on behalf of our MiVAC Board and ExecutiveCommittee, I wish you and yours a very happy and safe 2024. I wish to welcome our new Treasurer – Mr Morrie Evans. Morrie joins us with a wealth of experience in senior military and civilian

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December 2023 Newsletter

Although sadly we were severely hindered in constructing our water supply projects inVietnam, our MiVAC Board and Executive Committee have been actively examining possiblenew projects for 2024.  We have changed our focus from the larger 2-3 year projects we have completed or plannedin the past, to more of the shorter

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MiVAC Officers at Kindergarten in Vietnam

April 2023 Newsletter

Hello, or Xin chào! (pronounced “sin chow”!) in Vietnamese. Sadly, we have to announce that we have pulled out of Vietnam.  We have had very little support from the various levels of government; even to the extent that the provincial government has asked us to submit “project documents” that will

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March 2023 Newsletter

We are very happy to announce that we have arrived in Vietnam to commence our WASH (Water, Sanitation and Health) project in the Ba Tang Commune! Peter Perry has been here for about five weeks already to help set up the Administrative and Logistical aspects for the project, including:  Hiring

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MiVAC News

December 2022 Newsletter

The MiVAC Board has been very busy this year, with some highlights being: Seconding a Membership Coordinator and a Volunteer Coordinator to our ExecutiveCommittee. Seconding a “Webmaster” who has been making considerable improvements to ourwebpage Updating several of our policies that apply to our volunteers working overseas Obtaining various approvals

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April 2022 Newsletter

Because of the seriousness of the COVID situation in Vietnam, and the upcoming wet seasonthere, the MiVAC Board has decided to delay the start of our project until early 2023. TheProvincial Government and our main donor both agree with this decision. For project details & more MiVAC news, click here

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Vale Michael Creighton.

Friends and colleagues of Michael Creighton were saddened to hear of his death in October this year.  Michael had been working in Laos as Operations Manager for Norwegian Peoples Aid Mine Action Program since February 2012, and  was  flying, accompanied by his father, from Vientiane to Pakse  in Laos, when

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