Tag Archives | United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS)

UNMAS delivers Equipment to Libyan Forensic Police

UNMAS delivers specialized equipment for Device Scene Incident Management to Libyan Forensic Police The Libyan Forensic Police of the GNA Ministry of Interior received four sets of specialized equipment for Device Scene Incident Management (DSIM) for effective incident management, funded by the Government of Canada, in a ceremony held at the headquarters of the United […]

Libyan Police Officers Complete UNMAS Training in Ukraine

Libyan Forensic Police Officers Complete UNMAS Training on Device Scene Incident Management in Kiev, Ukraine The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), with the generous support of the Government of Canada, successfully concluded a three-week training course on Device Scene Incident Management (DSIM) for Libyan Forensic Police Officers from the Libyan Ministry of Interior’s Criminal […]

3F Continues De-Mining work in Tawergha

The Free Fields Foundation (3F), with support from the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), has said it will continue its work in the Tawergha community in 2019 by conducting risk education and explosive ordnance disposal to enable the safe return of IDPs. 3F is a neutral, humanitarian mine action organization based in Tripoli, that […]

UN delivers Equipment to help deal with Explosive Hazards

Explosive remnants of war lead to devastating humanitarian consequences, causing injury, death and massive displacement of civilians across Libya. With limited resources, Libyan Security Institutions such as the National Safety Authority and Military Engineers carry out the critical and risky clearance work to reduce the impact of explosive remnants of war on civilians’ lives. In […]

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

UN, Canada and UK mark the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action The Canadian Embassy hosted an event under the theme “Advancing Protection, Peace and Development” to celebrate the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. The event, organized in partnership with the United Nations Mine Action Service […]

200+ Tonnes of Explosive Remnants of War Destroyed

At the end of January 2018, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) completed phase one of its initiative to destroy Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) which have been endangering the lives of Misratan communities, and of the wider Libyan population. More than 200 tonnes of ERW were successfully eliminated with the support of the […]

Small Arms and Light Weapons National Awareness Day

UNMAS supports Libyan Women to organize the first Small Arms and Light Weapons National Awareness Day in Libya A cohort of Libyan women, trained by UNMAS on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Risk Awareness, organized the first SALW National Awareness Day in Libya where they raised awareness on small arms and light weapons risks […]

France donates EUR 430,000 for De-Mining in Misrata

The Government of France has committed EUR 430,000 to the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Assistance in Mine Action, enabling the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) to carry out life-saving activities in Misrata, Libya. Thanks to the contribution from the French Government, UNMAS, responding to a request from the Libyan Mine Action Centre […]