Risk Assessment - Sierra Leone

DETECH has concluded yet another assessment in West Africa spanning the past 5 months. This time allowing for the enhancement of a local community outside of Freetown where residents were educated on UXO identification and reporting techniques including the channels required to follow to achieve the fastest action on hazardous clearance.
The COVID crises has not helped with personnel on the ground and staff have been detached from family for the duration of the deployment. Technological advancements in drone survey assisted tremendously reducing the number of personnel required to travel and be exposed to this virus.