Ukraine Faces Decades Long Humanitarian Challenge, Demining the Areas Once Occupied by Russian Troops


This headline is brought to you by the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery (CISR) which works to support resilience and recovery in global communities affected by war and conflict.

(Merco Press) As the Russian invasion of Ukraine drags into another year, the country's Red Cross chief Raksym Dotsenko, admitted it faces a “huge” humanitarian challenge. However, it is not only the millions of displaced, or aiding those who lost houses or apartments and are virtually homeless. The main problem are the landmines and antipersonnel mines left by the Russian troops.

”We expect this to be one of the largest land mine and unexploded ordnance challenges since World War Two,” said the State Department's program manager for ordnance removal, Michael Tirre, in remarks to the US Helsinki Commission in December.

Read More

Back to Top

Published: Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

Related Articles