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Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining – Eritrea


Location: Eritrea

Type: NGO

The GICHD is an organisation focused on demining efforts, including mine risk education, and training. In Eritrea, GICHD has provided assistance to UNMAS and Eritrean demining efforts in the country through support with information management. They have provided evaluations of the efforts for UNMAS and training on the international standards for mine action.

GICHD have also carried out a study on mine action and victim assistance in Eritrea.

This profile is part of AOAV’s investigation into counter-IED (C-IED) actors around the globe. To see the list of all C-IED actors recorded by AOAV, see here. To see those engaged in the Middle East, the Sahel, North Africa or other highly impacted countries please see here, here, here, and here respectively. This research was made possible by funding from the NATO Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Centre of Excellence (C-IED COE). To read the full report, ‘Addressing the threat posed by IEDs: National, Regional and Global Initiatives’, see here.