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HI mine clearance in northern Lebanon
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HI mine clearance in northern Lebanon

HI’s deminers are clearing mines in northern Lebanon, in an area contaminated during the 1975-1990 conflict. The aim is to remove the threat facing villagers. 

"I couldn't imagine doing any other job"
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"I couldn't imagine doing any other job"

Since 2013, Rabih has worked as one of HI’s mine clearance experts in North Lebanon, in a region contaminated heavily by the 1975-1990 civil war. 

“The mines have left deep mental scars on villagers”
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“The mines have left deep mental scars on villagers”

Albert is the mayor of Mazraat Assaf, a village close to land mined during the civil war and now being cleared by HI’s mine clearance experts.