s core role is to support UNIFIL implement its mandate and provide resource mobilization assistance to the Lebanon Mine Action Center (LMAC), where required.
This day is intended to make local communities aware of the remaining threats from explosive remnants of war in the south of Lebanon, and we would also like to draw attention to the victims and survivors of ERW related incidents and accidents," said UNMAST
Program Manager Leon Louw.
Speaking during the event, UNMAST
Programme Manager Leon Louw said: "This day is intended to make local communities aware of the remaining threats from Explosives Remnants of War (ERW) in south of Lebanon and we would also like to draw attention to the victims and survivors of ERW related incidents and accidents.
will continue to support and enable UNIFIL s mandate which was again extended until August 2014, through the provision of training support, validation and quality assurance monitoring of the demining tasks on the Blue Line.
With the transition of coordination authority to the Lebanon Mine Action Centre (LMAC) since January 2009, experts from UNMACC-SL - since renamed UNMAST
- now operate as an integral part of UNIFIL's de-mining efforts.