UNIFIL’s Sector East (SECEAST) Headquarters (HQ) and its Commander Brigadier General Venancio Aguado de Diego yesterday organized a luncheon for the local authorities of South Lebanon at its base in Marjayoun.
UNIFIL’s Sector West Headquarters and the Mission’s Italian Contingent organized a mine awareness campaign at As Samaiyah Intermediate Public School in Tyre district, in collaboration with various UNIFIL units, UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS), and the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF).
On 08 July 2017, UNIFIL’s Indian Battalion (INDBATT) conducted anti-rabies vaccination vamp for pets (dogs and cats) at Souk Al Khan. During the event, 175 cases of canine and feline pets were vaccinated against rabies.
The Sector West Headquarters of UNIFIL organized a joint training course with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) yesterday in order to identify and mitigate the potential dangers posed by chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons.
During the summer season in Lebanon, scorching sunshine sends mercury soaring. Under such circumstances, it is not always easy for UNIFIL peacekeepers, who work round the clock implementing the Mission’s mandate, to bear the heat.