Contamination in Lebanon
(Till the End of 2021)
Number of EORE
Number of Victims2374
LEBANESE COMMUNITIES PROSPER, FREE FROM THE THREAT OF EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE (EO).
THE LEBANON MINE ACTION PROGRAM WILL, IN CLOSE PARTNERSHIP WITH RELEVANT STAKEHOLDERS, CONTINUE TO USE BEST AND EMERGING PRACTICES TO ENSURE AN EFFICIENT, EFFECTIVE AND RELEVANT PROGRAM.
INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES FEEL PROTECTED AND HAVE STRENGTHENED THEIR RESILIENCE AGAINST EO.
RELEASED LAND IS TAKEN INTO PRODUCTIVE USE IMPROVING THE SOCIO ECONOMIC LIVING CONDITIONS FOR PREVIOUSLY EO AFFECTED INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES.
SURVIVORS, FAMILY MEMBERS AND COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY EO HAVE EQUAL ACCESS TO HEALTH, EDUCATION AND PARTICIPATE FULLY IN SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC LIFE.
LEBANON ADHERES TO AND PROMOTES RELEVANT DISARMAMENT TREATIES AS A MEANS OF PROTECTING INNOCENT CIVILIANS FROM THE IMPACT OF EO.
THE LEBANON MINE ACTION PROGRAM CONTINUES TO DELIVER A HIGH QUALITY PRODUCT THAT IS IN HARMONY WITH DONORS’ INTENTIONS AND IN LINE WITH THE NEEDS AND PRIORITIES OF THE AFFECTED COMMUNITIES.
THE LEBANON MINE ACTION PROGRAM CONTINUES TO FOCUS ON CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT, COOPERATION AND STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS.
THE LEBANON MINE ACTION PROGRAM WILL STRIVE TO ACCELERATE SURVEY AND CLEARANCE TO COMPLETE THE RELEASE OF ALL KNOWN CM CONTAMINATED AREAS BY 2025, AS WELL AS OTHER PRIORITY AREAS AFFECTED BY MINES AND OTHER ERW.
THE SPECIFIC NEEDS AND PERSPECTIVE OF WOMEN, GIRLS, MEN AND BOYS FROM ALL GROUPS OF SOCIETY ARE CONSIDERED, IN ORDER TO DELIVER AN INCLUSIVE HMA RESPONSE.
As the Lebanon Mine Action Program we are committed to work and act in a cooperative inclusive and transparent manner. We regard partnerships and stakeholders dialog as the best approach to ensure that we continue t improve and develop as a program and as individuals. We will ensure that we meet and coordinate out efforts regularly, and we will share openly best practice for the better good of the whole program.
LMAC will be launching the EORE Campaign on the 4th of April 2023 on the Occasion of the International Mine Risk Education Day.
LMAC will be participating in the Mine Action Managers Course that will be taking place from 17 to 28 July 2023 in Spiez, Switzerland.
LMAC will be conducting a Reconnaissance and Inspection Course at RSHDL that will be taking place from the 1st of May till the 2nd of June 2023.