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Norwegian support for surveying environmental damage in Lebanon

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has allocated NOK 5 million (about USD 760 000) for the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) efforts to survey the environmental damage caused by the hostilities in Lebanon.

25/10/2006 ::
“The hostilities in Lebanon caused serious environmental damage, some of which affects the region as a whole. It is therefore important that UNEP initiates a comprehensive survey as soon as possible. This will provide the basis for identifying necessary measures,” said Minister of the Environment Helen Bjørnøy.

Read the full press release here.

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