UNMASUnited Nations Mine Action Service
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The ceremony was attended by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) Ghassan Salame, United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) and UNSMIL officials as well as representatives of Libyan Forensic Police.
'UNMAS works to save lives, to facilitate deployment of UN missions and the delivery of humanitarian assistance, to protect civilians, to support the voluntary return of the internally displaced and refugees, to enable humanitarian and recovery activities and to advocate for international humanitarian and human rights law,' it said.
He stressed that authorities in Syria will keep on cooperating with UNMAS and providing all the required facilitations for starting a feasible action as soon as possible for protecting the Syrian citizens of this danger.
Charge d'Affaires, Japanese and Italian ambassadors to Khartoum, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan and director of the UNMAS office in Sudan.
JERUSALEM, April 19, 2017 (WAFA) - Japan has contributed $905,650 to UNMAS (United Nations Mine Action Service) through the Voluntary Trust Fund for Assistance in Mine Action to continue protecting civilians and supporting reconstruction in Gaza, a press release said on Wednesday.
Mine clearance teams are supported by UNMAS, whose regional official is in Naqoura.
Speaking today (6 Apr) at a press conference in Juba, UNMAS chief of operations for South Sudan Robert Thompson said the country was heavily contaminated with mines and unexploded ordinance (UXO).
UNMAS provides a long-term solution to the biggest problem facing the victims of war.
UNMAS has also made sure that there are no mines in Dherynia, where another crossing point is also going to open, CNA reported on Thursday.
"The contribution will also result in Kabul New City and Zaranj -- the capital of Nimroz -- being declared entirely free of all recorded hazards," said UNMAS, which has been supporting the Mine Action Programme of Afghanistan (MAPA) since 2002.
The two-year, $25 million Emirates Mine Clearance Project Afghanistan (EMCPA), a community-based effort funded by the UAE, was administered by the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS).