Beirut Explosion, One Year On Blue Shield supporting partners in Lebanon The training team and participants for UNIFIL CPP training, July 2021. © UNIFIL Immediately following the horrendous explosion at the port in Beirut on 4 August last year, the Blue Shield supported the Lebanese NGO Biladi to raise funds to help identify immediate security [...]
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Blue Shield reflections on Palmyra, Syria, 22 April 2016

In 2015, the extremist group called the Islamic State (also called ISIS, and Da'esh) took over the World Heritage site of Palmyra, Syria, and caused high levels of deliberate destruction to the monuments there. Although fighting continued elsewhere, Palmyra was recovered by retaken by the Syrian government. the Syrian antiquities authority began to consider damage [...]
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