In order to raise mine awareness on the blue line due to many reports of individuals picking up mines, Lebanon Mine Action Center (LMAC) in cooperation with the National Steering Committee, organized a Risk Education event on Friday 8th of March at Kfarkela on the southern border from 9:00 to 11:30. This event is estimated to gather around 500 students from neighboring schools. 

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This event is funded by UK and supported by UNDP.


Lebanon Mine Action Center in coopreration with Ministry of Education held a graduation ceremony at the Sa'id Al Khatib Barracks in Hamanah, where teachers and health counselors attended the public schools and the guidance and guidance centers of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. The ceremony was attended by Brig. Gen. Ziad Nasr, head of the Lebanon Mine Action Center, representing Army Commander General Joseph Aoun, representatives of humanitarian mine action organizations and associations, and  officers, Mrs. Sonia Najm, representative of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, who thanked the army leadership for cooperating with the ministry, stressing the importance of spreading awareness among the students of public schools in reducing the number of victims of mines and cluster bombs.


Brigadier General Nasr also said: "We are celebrating today the graduation of a training course in the field of mine risk education, the first of its kind between the Regional Demining School for humanitarian purposes and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, The dangers of landmines and cluster bombs in public schools, and awareness-raising among the younger generations in general, an important step at the national level that will undoubtedly help to deliver awareness messages in the best possible way through specialized activists and the adoption of diverse audio and visual media. "

This Project funded by UK in Lebanon and supported by UNDP.


On 15 December 2018, Lebanon Mine Action Center in cooperation with the National Steering Committee organized a rally paper, with around 300 participants, at public high school in Ras Baalbak to raise awareness on the risk of minesm IED and unexploded ordnance. This rally paper included educational games, songs, Christmas parade with Santa Claus and other cartoons personalities followed by distribution of medals at the end. This event is funded by DFID and supported by UNDP.

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With the aim to raise awareness on mine risk and to demonstrate the importance of humanitarian mine action, Lebanon Mine Action Center (LMAC) with the cooperation of the National Steering Committee, participated in Beirut BLOM Marathon on 11 November 2018, by setting a platform on the 8 km fun race in Hamra Street, showing photos of mines, cluster munitions, warning signs and a mannequin wearing PPE and Visor holding a detector for about 45,000 participants in this particular race.

While playing patriotic songs, flyers, bracelets, and balloons showing #togetheragainstmines were distributed to participants.

The event was supported by UNDP and funded by EU.


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