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2014 National MRE Campaign

On the occasion of the International day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, the LMAC launched a national MRE campaign (from March 31 until April 5, 2014) in cooperation with the National Steering Committee on MRE. The campaign included the following activities:

Sending text messages to civilians: Be aware of mines and cluster bombs. The International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action- The Lebanese Armed Forces- Lebanon Mine Action Center- www.lebmac.org

Delivering Mine Risk Education lectures at schools.

Attending Mine Risk Education activities organized by the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) that celebrates this International day every year in its Centers, Southern Lebanon, gathering around 70 students from different nearby schools.

The LMAC supervises all MRE campaigns organized by the National Steering Committee on MRE and supported by the UNICEF. The campaigns aim to disseminate the knowledge among the citizens of the risks posed by mines/ERW and provide them with the sufficient information to recognize and report all suspicious items, thus reducing mines/ERW injuries. The recent campaigns aim to reach around 200 villages and 300 schools throughout the country.


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