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What does VVAF stand for?

VVAF stands for Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation

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More than a third of the land in six provinces of central Vietnam, including Quang Tri, is contaminated with UXOs and landmines, said the survey released by the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation and Vietnam's Ministry of Defence.
As the organization that founded the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, coordinated it for its first seven years of existence, launched the US Campaign to Ban Landmines, and was a leader in the worldwide effort to gain compliance with the Ottawa Convention banning antipersonnel landmines, the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation is proud of the role it has played in both the NGO community and as a bridge to the US military in attempting to find a resolution to this humanitarian crisis.
Joining Senator McCain with initial responses are: Bobby Muller, president of the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation and a Marine infantry officer during the Vietnam War wounded in action; Jack Valenti, lobbyist, long-time president of the Motion Picture Association of America and decorated World War II veteran who served in the Johnson White House during the Vietnam War; and Tom Newcomb of Oxford University, a Vietnam veteran and former CIA agent, Capitol Hill aide and White House adviser.
The initiative follows a study last year by Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation (VVAF) and Vietnam's Ministry of Defence which found that more than a third of the land in six central Vietnamese provinces is lethally contaminated with unexploded bombs and land mines.
Over 10,500 people have been killed in Vietnam's central provinces by bombs left over from the war, which ended in 1975, according to an earlier report by the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation and Vietnam's Ministry of Defence.