G4S Ordnance Management, a leading organization working for environmental remediation of landmines and unexploded ordnance, has worked under the supervision of UNMACC
and completed its activities at the buffer zone excluding the four minefields that have not been opened to demining process.
fund of the UNMACC
. From FY2007 to FY2010, the Congress appropriated a
In addition to restoring land to Cypriot farmers, Buttenheim said, UNMACC
's mission has also allowed for the opening of crossing points between the north and south, in Nicosia and Limnitis.
In support of these efforts, the United States contributed $2 million to the voluntary trust fund of the UNMACC
. From FY2007 to FY2010, the Congress appropriated a total of $24.65 million in Non-proliferation, Anti-terrorism, De-mining, and Related funding (NADR) for Lebanon, which might also be used in part to support efforts to clear unexploded cluster munitions.
To date, UNMACC
has coordinated the clearance and reduction of 40.2 million square meters of the contaminated areas through a joint effort including the Lebanese Armed Forces, UNIFIL, the UN and bilateral-funded clearance organizations.
In the two years since the end of the 2006 war, 27 civilians and 13 de-miners have been killed and 234 civilians and 39 de-miners wounded as a result of cluster bombs and unexploded ordnance, according to UNMACC
Summary: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC) Antonio GuterresAa praised the "heroic" work of mine clearers before presenting this year's prestigious Nansen Refugee Award to staff and partners of the UN Mine Action Coordination Center (UNMACC
) for their key role in enabling hundreds of thousands of displaced people to resume a normal life in South Lebanon.
fund of the UNMACC
. In FY2007 and FY2008, the Congress appropriated a
The United Nations Mine Action Coordination Center (UNMACC
) estimates that 30 to 40 percent of the estimated 1 million cluster bombs used by Israel failed to explode on impact.
Ordnance disposal programs in Lebanon are set to face a serious setback, as the UN's Mine Action Co-ordination Center (UNMACC
), which coordinates the operations of roughly 950 clearance personnel, recently announced it would be forced to halt its work due to a lack of funds.
The UN's Mine Action Co-ordination Center (UNMACC
) coordinates the operations of roughly 950 clearance personnel, in addition to mine action personnel from UN peacekeeping force UNIFIL and the Lebanese Armed Forces.
According to Dalya Farran, media and post clearance officer for the United Nation's Mine Action Co-ordination Center (UNMACC
) in southern Lebanon.