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Encyclopedia > Civilian infrastructure

Civilian infrastructure refers to hospitals, schools, places of worship, housings, utility facilities, or the like. It is a war crime to attack civilian infrastructure.


See also: military infrastructure


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Damage to Civilian Infrastructure in Yugoslavia (1909 words)
Civilian objects shall not be the objects of attack or of reprisals.
Civilian objects are all objects which are not military objectives as defined in paragraph 2.
In case of doubt whether an object which is normally dedicated to civilian purposes, such as a place of worship, a house or other dwelling or a school, is being used to make an effective contribution to military action, it shall be presumed not to be so used.
Modernizing Hungary's Logistics Infrastructure (4395 words)
The infrastructure programs of the turn of the millennium focus on the intensive development of the public road network, paying special attention to the construction of sections of main roads that bypass populated areas and to the maintenance of existing roads.
Only three of the available civilian logistics service centers are able to provide for a very important military need, that of support to air movements as airports of debarkation and embarkation.
Civilian logistics centers and systems are growing rapidly, but unless they include military requirements they will not be able to serve the nation successfully.
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