MSF in Lebanon 2006

War and violence

Hezbollah fires rockets on Israel and attacks IDF troops: July 12

July 12, 2006

Two IDF soldiers are captured and taken to Lebanon:July 12

July 12, 2006

Beirut airport and Beirut-Dasmascus road bombed: July 13

July 13, 2006

Israel starts bombing of Lebanon and imposes blockade: July 13

July 13, 2006

Israel strikes Hezbollah headquarters in Haret Hreik: July 15

July 15, 2006

Israelis troops enter 1km into Lebanon: July 17

July 17, 2006

Further IDF incursions into Lebanon: July 19

July 19, 2006

IDF further advances into Lebanon and encounters heavy resistance: July 24

July 24, 2006

Litani Offensive: Israeli forces in Lebanon triple:August 12

August 12, 2006

Ceasfire takes effect: August 14

August 14, 2006

MSF Intervention

First operational phase: emergency

July 20, 2006 - August 14, 2006

MSF arrives in Lebanon: July 20

July 20, 2006

Second operational phase: post-ceasefire

August 14, 2006 - September 15, 2006

End of MSF activities in Sour

August 22, 2006

MSF Jezzine team pulls out

August 28, 2006

OCG leaves Lebanon: September 15

September 15, 2006