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Library / Environmental Emergency Response to the Lebanon Cr...
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and UNEP, 2006
Countries: Israel, Lebanon
Topics: Assessment, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution
In July 2006, open hostilities broke out between Israel and Hezbollah, with heavy aerial bombardment of Lebanon, especially south Lebanon and south Beirut. The conflict resulted in loss of life, injuries and considerable damage to Lebanese industrial installations and infrastructure. The conflict has immediate and longer-term environmental impacts.