S/RES/564 (1985)
                                                       31 May 1985

                            RESOLUTION 564 (1985)

          Adopted by the Security Council at its 2582nd meeting on 31 May 1985

            The Security Council,

            Recalling the statement made by its President on 24 May 1985
       (S/17215) on behalf of its members on the heightened violence in
       certain parts of Lebanon,

            Alarmed at the continued escalation of violence involving the
       civilian population, including Palestinians in refugee camps,
       resulting in grievous casualties, and material destruction on all sides,

            1. Expresses anew its deepest concern at the heavy costs in
       human lives and material destruction affecting the civilian population
       in Lebanon, and calls on all concerned to end acts of violence against
       the civilian population in Lebanon and in particular in and around
       Palestinian refugee camps;

            2. Reiterates its calls for respect for the sovereignty,
       independence and territorial integrity of Lebanon;

            3. Calls on all parties to take necessary measures to alleviate
       the suffering resulting from acts of violence, in particular by
       facilitating the work of United Nations agencies, especially the
       United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in
       the Near East, and non-governmental organizations, including the
       International Committee of the Red Cross, in providing humanitarian
       assistance to all those affected and emphasizes the need to ensure
       the safety of all the personnel of these organizations;

            4. Appeals to all interested parties to co-operate with the
       Lebanese Government and the Secretary-General with a view to
       ensuring the implementation of this resolution and requests the
       Secretary-General to report to the Security Council;

            5. Reaffirms its intention to continue to follow closely the