One of the DCA’s main areas of operation in Lebanon. Their main activities have surrounded protecting democratic values, disaster relief and humanitarian mine clearance.
DCA and Norwegian’s People Aid (NPA) have been funded by ITF to carry out continuous support for landmine and explosive remnants clearance activities throughout South Lebanon. The clearance operations are conducted in coordination with the Lebanon Mine
Before the commencement of this new funding, DCA had 108 total programme staff in Lebanon- two international and 106 national staff. This was made up of three Battle Area Clearance teams, four manual demining teams and one mine risk education team.
This profile is part of AOAV’s investigation into counter-IED (C-IED) actors around the globe. To see the list of all C-IED actors recorded by AOAV, see here. To see those engaged in the Middle East, the Sahel, North Africa or other highly impacted countries please see here, here, here, and here respectively. This research was made possible by funding from the NATO Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Centre of Excellence (C-IED COE). To read the full report, ‘Addressing the threat posed by IEDs: National, Regional and Global Initiatives’, see here.
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