Sean Sutton / MAG

Khammouane province, LAOS

Villagers building a road to open up their area, which was previously cut off from the outside world. Each village in the area is responsible for building a stretch of the road. Before its construction began, a Mines Advisory Group (MAG) team cleared unexploded ordnance (UXO) from the route.
Decades on, Laos is still living with the effects of the Vietnam war. Millions of bombs were dropped by US aircraft in Laos in an attempt to destroy the supply lines of North Vietnamese forces. Many remain deadly, with frequent accidents involving unexploded ordnance (UXO). At the same time, ingenuity has transformed the detritus of war, adapting it for multitudinous everyday uses.

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Sean Sutton / MAG
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Khammouane province
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LAOS
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