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How the Swiss are helping to make Ukraine safer

Ukraine is littered with explosives, posing a physical and mental threat to the population. Since February 2022, the situation is said to have deteriorated drastically.The Swiss government has a new action plan for 2023-26 that will expand humanitarian mine action in Ukraine. About half of Swiss funds go to the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD), a leading centre of mine action expertise and knowledge. GICHD director Stefano Toscano elaborates on the paralysing effect of mines on Ukrainian society. 

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