Protection of civilians

  • Last updated: 06 Jan. 2022 15:54

The protection of civilians includes all efforts taken to avoid, minimise and mitigate negative effects that might arise from NATO and NATO-led military operations.

Marines from 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward), talk to a local Afghans about demolishing a wall while Marines conduct road improvement operations adjacent to the wall in Sangin, Helmand province, Afghanistan. The Marines of 9th ESB, 1st MLG (FWD), improved roads near Sangin in order to provide a smoother and safer means of transportation for both coalition forces and Afghan villagers.

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