UNIFIL’s Sector West Headquarters and the Italian Contingent organized an “entertainment day” for about 100 Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) martyrs’ children on 8 July.
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.
Last week Major Nina Raduha, from Slovenia, became the first woman contingent commander in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). She took charge of UNIFIL’s Slovenian Contingent on 22 May 2017. This is also her first deployment to a UN peacekeeping operation.