Thai Civilian Deminer Association (TDA)
Thai territory free from landmines, local people are happy and safety
Earnestly support and clear landmines from dangerous area and assist landmine victims and vulnerable group
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
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.
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
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,
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
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.
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”
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