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GICHD in Somalia

Location: Somalia


Type: NGO

GICHD has been involved in a variety of projects in Somalia. They were responsible for the evaluation of DDG’s work, as well as provided mine risk education on behalf of UNICEF, UNDP and Puntland and Somaliland Mine Action Centers.

This work has also seen GICHD provide technical assistance on land rights to mine action organisations and provide assistance to all mine actors in the region with the transition in IMSMA.

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.