Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) soldiers and UNIFIL peacekeepers trained together for three days on first aid and trauma management last week in the UN Mission’s Sector East Headquarters in Ibl el-Saqi, south-eastern Lebanon.
As part of the ongoing UNIFIL support to host communities in their fight against the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the Mission’s peacekeepers from Nepal launched last week a campaign to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) as well as medical and sanitary suppl
UNIFIL Italian peacekeepers yesterday donated four state-of-the-art lung ventilators to the intensive care and pulmonology units of public hospitals of Tyre, south Lebanon, which are on the frontlines in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNIFIL peacekeepers in south-eastern Lebanon donated yesterday a number of firefighting equipment to the Lebanese Civil Defense, a public civil emergency service that carries out firefighting, search and rescue activities across the country.
The huge explosion that rocked Beirut Port on Tuesday evening (4 August) resulted in several UNIFIL naval peacekeepers from Bangladesh being injured, some of them seriously. The ship was docked at the Port as part of the UNIFIL Maritime Task Force.