Following last month's tragic explosions in Equatorial Guinea, resulting in considerable loss of life, displacement, and infrastructure damage. GICHD’s Ammunition Management Advisory Team has rapidly deployed to assess and mitigate the risk from explosive ordnance to the population.
The assessment team was composed of GICHD-AMAT staff and members of the UN SaferGuard Roster of Experts.
To read more about the mission, please click here: https://www.un.org/disarmament/update/un-saferguard-quick-response-mechanism-provides-ammunition-technical-support-to-equatorial-guinea-after-explosions/
As always, GICHD’s Ammunition Management Advisory Team stands ready to support States and the UN.
AMAT was established in 2019 as a joint initiative of UNODA and the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) to provide a standing, technical advisory capacity for States.