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Wednesday, May 02
· Golden Foods Siam Co., Ltd. (GFS) makes a donation for the humanitarian landmine
Monday, April 30
· TDA Participates in Seminar with TMAC at Sakaew 24-24 April 2012
Wednesday, February 29
· NPA-TDA Partnership Project Continues in 2012
Wednesday, February 15
· NPA-TDA has signed MoU to clear landmines at Surin
Wednesday, February 08
· TDA visit Gen Tumrongsak and Suranaree Task Force
Tuesday, December 13
· Orentation for New Staff
· Flooding
Monday, September 26
· รายงาน
Wednesday, September 07
· รายงาน
Monday, August 22
· TDA attended Seminar on Cluster Munitions
Sunday, July 31
· TDA donates used computer to disable persons
· Thai Civilian Deminer Association visit Land Release Operation at Trad
Friday, July 29
· TMAC and related organizations visit field operation by NPA-TDA
Wednesday, June 08
· NPA and TDA begin the land release operation in Thailand's Surin province
Monday, May 23
· New Member of TDA
Thursday, March 24
· Land Release Training in Laos
Wednesday, February 09
· Training with NPA in Laos
Monday, January 31
· Donor Meeting
Monday, December 20
· Quality control (QC) on cleared area of 75,013 sq. m. at HMAU3
Sunday, December 19
· Kick off the operation with NPA
Tuesday, November 30
· NPA Thailand and TDA sign MoU to execute partnership project together
Monday, October 04
· TDA and NPA Thailand Visit Thai MOFA
Monday, September 20
· TDA's Participation in the Improvement of National Mine Action Straety
Monday, August 02
· Activities of the Thai Civilian Deminer Association (TDA) in July 2010
Monday, July 12
· TDA Made Courtestsy Visit to TMAC Director
Tuesday, June 29
· Seminar with Labor Ministry
· Members of TDA Hold an Informal Meeting
Tuesday, June 15
· TDA Participate in Quality Assurance at Srisaket
Wednesday, May 05
· TDA Made Courtesy Visit to Thai MOFA
Sunday, April 18
· Tentative Working Sites of TDA (Highest Priority Minefields in Thailand)

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General Information about Thai Civilian Deminer Association (TDA)




                                                
                                         
                        Thai Civilian Deminer Association (TDA)                 
                                      Vision
        Thai territory free from landmines, local people are happy and safety

                                     Mission
Earnestly support and clear landmines from dangerous area and assist landmine victims and vulnerable group

                                               Strategic Planning
Short term: Clear landmines in high priority areas
Medium term: Clear landmines in proximity of farm land and help landmine victims
Long term: Help clear all minefields in Thai territory

                       
 
                                                                  
Background
TDA established by the group of local mine action experts and deminers of about 30 persons who have assisted Thailand Mine Action Center (TMAC) over the past 16 years especially in landmine clearance along border area to provide safety living condition to local people, and so in victim assistance. The TDA was officially granted the “Legal Registration” on 15th March 2010.  

Executive Board

Board of Advisors
1. Gen. Tumrongsak Dee-mongkol (RET.)
2. Lt. Gen. Sommanus Na-Chiangmai (RET.)
3. Maj. Gen. Pongnart Thirayothin (RET.) 
4. Mr. Frans Hennekam

Board of Directors
1. Mr. Amornchai Sirisai; President 
2. Capt. Karn Rittiplaeng (Rt.); Vice President 
3. Mrs. Supamart Sirisai; Treasurer
4. Mrs. Suwanna Lerdpongjarern; Secretariat
5. Mrs. Kannika Jantapa; Receptionist
6. Miss. Naree Kalasri; Public Relation (PR)

                  



This group of TDA founders has assisted TMAC since 2000 especially in the “Level One Landmine Impact Survey: LIS” in which many of them took part. They have continued to assist TMAC in minefield reduction activities along border area especially with Cambodia. For instance, during November 2007 to October 2009 this group took part in the “Integrated Area Reduction Survey” project (IARS) that was financially supported of US$ 1,282,070   by the government of Japan via the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF). 


Address of Thai Civilian Deminer Association

Head Office

802/250, Mu 12, Phahonyothin 70, Riverpark-wangtong,
Soi Park 14, Kukot, Lamlukka, Phathumthani, 12130, Thailand
Tel/Fax 02-990 1725, Mobile 081-9141527

Coordination Office for the ICEA Landmine Clearance Project

Supported by JAIF 

Room No. 205, Thailand Mine Action Center (TMAC)

183 Srongprapa Road, Srigun, Donmueng,

Bangkok, 10210

Tel 02-929-2992


E-mail: amorn@tda.or.th

                              
Objectives


1.     To support and undertake humanitarian mine actions, together with the
        Thailand Mine Action Centre (clearance of landmines, mine marking, etc.)
2.     To provide assistance to TDA members-deminer.     
3.     To promote income generation to landmine victims and vulnerable groups
4.     To promote reforestation, plantation of economic trees and thatch grass along
        the border area to return a good environment to local communities.
5.     To provide consultancy and share expert knowledge regarding demining
        operations in Thailand and abroad.
6.     To provide emergency rescue in case of natural disasters

Previous Activities

TDA carried out landmine clearance project namely “The Implementation and Dissemination of the Experience of Minefield Releasing at Border Area with Cambodia in Surin Province, Thailand (MRCT Project)”, with operational budget  of USD 473,055.96 granted by the JAPAN government via the JAPAN-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF). The MRCT project operated in 18 months, with 19 project staffs during 1 April 2014 to 30 September 2015, could find and remove 2,729 landmines/ERW and return safe area of 2,445,513 sq. m. to local people to utilize for their better life. No landmine accident in that site ever since.  


Current Activities

In the wake of excellent success of the previously completed MRCT project, the JAPAN government kindly provide continuously financial assistance of USD 806,275.77 via the JAPAN-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) to TDA to execute another landmine clearance project namely “Integrated Landmine Clearance to Promote Cross Border Economy (in ASEAN Countries) -  Lesson Learned from Thailand: ICEA”. The ICEA project is to clear landmines in border areas for “Economic Promotion” in Sa Kaeo and Surin Province in 2 operational years during 1 September 2016 to 31 August 2018 with 24 project staffs. Now the project is being operated in Buached District of Surin Province.


Donation for humanitarian landmine clearance and victim assistance
Deposit to saving account (TB)
Bank name: Bangkok Bank Public Co., Ltd
Branch: ZEER Rangsit Trading Center
Account name: Thai Civilian Deminer Association
Account number:
028-0-32550-7
Swift code: BKKBTHBK

Or Check paid to
“Thai Civilian Deminer Association”

      
Or by PayPal to e-mail:
info@tda.or.th                









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