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At least 10 years are necessary to demine Ukraine — State Emergency Service of Ukraine

At least 10 years are necessary to demine Ukraine — State Emergency Service of Ukraine

By the information of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, it is estimated that it will take at least 10 years to demine Ukraine. Here are some facts:

  • more than 62,000 hectares of territory have been cleared, and more than 45,000 of explosive ordnance have been neutralized, including about 2,000 air bombs;
  • about 33 hectares of water areas have been cleared in Kyiv, Sumy, Zaporizhia, and Mykolayiv regions;
  • local executive authorities in Ukraine have identified 240 recreation areas on water bodies. 194 of them have a beach;
  • bathing seasons have not started in the recently deoccupied areas or where hostilities are taking place. The city of Kyiv also does not open the beaches.

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