Deminers answer children’s questions (2)

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Alexandra Brutsch

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July 7, 2021

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9 minutes

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Some time ago, FSD was invited to visit a sixth-grade class at the Florimont Institute in Geneva to talk to students about humanitarian demining. After the presentation, the children asked questions which were recorded and passed on to our deminers in the field. This time, it was Sophie and Lise who wanted to know more about the activities of our deminers. Tony and Yuliia from our project in Ukraine replied to them.


🙋What about you, do you have any question for our deminers or members of FSD? We look forward to receiving your questions (in writing or by video) at this email: questions@fsd.ch

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