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I’ll be helping to clear unexploded bombs in Gaza, my home. But I dread what I will find there | Haniya Albaioumy

Who knows what we will discover beneath the 37m tonnes of rubble? Yet this will be the most vital work I have ever done

  • Haniya Albaioumy is a Gaza emergency response manager for the Mines Advisory Group

Amid the many horrors unfolding in my Gaza homeland, there is one that, for now, is hidden but threatens to blight hopes for recovery long after the bombs have stopped falling.

Gaza is one of the most densely populated places on Earth. And, tragically, it could now be one of the most densely contaminated in terms of unexploded munitions. This is a deadly legacy that will claim lives and hamper attempts at reconstruction for years to come.

Haniya Albaioumy is a Gaza emergency response manager for the Mines Advisory Group

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