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12 Jul 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

240,188 Libyans currently internally displaced persons (IDPs)

249,298 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2017)

42,028 registered refugees and asylum-seekers in Libya

86,101 persons arriving in Italy by sea so far in 2017

FUNDING

USD 75.5 million required for IDPs and refugees in Libya in 2017

OPERATIONAL UPDATE

11 Jul 2017 description

Tunis, 10 July 2017 – The local council of Bani Walid has committed to release, rehabilitate and reintegrate children associated with armed groups. Within the framework of UNICEF’s national campaign ‘Together for Children’, launched in April 2015, Bani Walid is the third municipality in Libya to take the decision of addressing the involvement of children with the armed groups.

“I welcome the decision of Bani Walid Local Council and extend the invitation to all municipalities in Libya to follow suit,” said Dr. Ghassan Khalil, UNICEF Special Representative in Libya.

11 Jul 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

240,188 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)

249,298 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2017)

42,028 registered refugees and asylum-seekers in Libya

84,885 persons have arrived in Italy by sea so far in 2017

FUNDING

USD 75.5 million required for IDPs and refugees in Libya in 2017

OPERATIONAL UPDATE

11 Jul 2017 description

Switzerland – The UN Migration Agency (IOM) reports that 101,417 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 9 July, with almost 85 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 239,492 arrivals across the region through 9 July 2016.

10 Jul 2017 description

SITUATION UPDATE

• June continues to see a large number of rescue missions as favorable sea and weather conditions contributed to an increase in migrant boats off Libya. A total of 2,483 migrants were rescued in Libyan waters in June, the majority off Azzawya. Clashes between the Libyan Coast Guard and migrant smugglers were reported on the 11 June, which led to the death of one migrant and the injury of two others. During the reporting period, the remains of 107 men, women and children were discovered along the Libyan coastline.

07 Jul 2017 description

Libya - The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has completed the rehabilitation of 18 water wells in 12 out of 14 neighbourhoods of the Libyan city of Sabha. Those neighborhoods are: Manshiya, Mashroo’, Hajara, Aljadeed, Almahdiya, Abdelkafi, Althanawiya, Sukara, Gurda, Tyori, Nasriya, and Junga.

The project, part of the IOM Community Stabilization programme “Together We Rebuild”, included the provision of new electrical pumps for wells to allow the restoration of a domestic water supply.

07 Jul 2017 description

Switzerland - The UN Migration Agency (IOM) reports that 101,266 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 5 July, with almost 85 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 234,646 arrivals across the region through 3 July 2016.

06 Jul 2017 description

July 2017

Desmidt, S., Hauck, V. 2017. Gestion des conflits dans le cadre de l'Architecture africaine de la paix et de sécurité (APSA). (Document de réflexion 211). Maastricht : ECDPM.

06 Jul 2017 description

The soaring death toll in the central Mediterranean and the horrific abuses faced by thousands of refugees and migrants in Libyan detention centres are clearly linked to failing EU policies, said Amnesty International in a report published today.

05 Jul 2017 description

1 - Key Development(s)/changes (if any)

No significant change since last reporting

2 - Key Success/Progress made during the month (of the Sector)

05 Jul 2017 description

1 - Key Development(s)/changes (if any) Return movements have been reported in the Nafusa Mountains, in Al Awiniya, and in Sirte, returns are also reported to be pursued. Agencies of the SSWG are currently supporting these returns through the provision of NFI family packages.

2 - Key Success/Progress made during the month (of the Sector)

05 Jul 2017 description

1 - Key Development(s)/changes (if any)

HI:
Handicap International responded to request for assistance by expanding services to regions bordering Tripoli, including towns of Tarhouna and Msallata.

2 - Key Success/Progress made during the month (of the Sector)

Mine action:
EOD spot tasks were completed and RE sessions were conducted during the reporting period

05 Jul 2017 description

1 - Key Development(s)/Changes

Initiatiated restructuring process of Health Emergencies program in WCO. Developed the concept note for Emergecy Health Services (EHS) Libya program. WHO followed assigment of the Director of Emergency Managment Department in MoH Libya so that Dr Kamal Arebi was assigned by H.E. Minsiter. This will faciliate the advancement of health emergency management in Libya. Coordinated response to several emergencies in Libya , i.e., Tripoli clashes, bombing in Bergen, Brak al Shatti and Jufra.

2 - Key Success/Progress

05 Jul 2017 description

1 - Key Development(s)/changes (if any)

NSTR

2 - Key Success/Progress made during the month (of the Sector)

WFP: In May, WFP was able to distribute food parcels to 20,270 internally displaced people throughout Libya. The lower number is due to the late arrival of food in Libya.

3 - Key Challenges faced during the month (of the Sector)

05 Jul 2017 description

1 - Key Development(s)/changes (if any)

  • Increasing number of cash based interventions being proposed and/or approved for 2017.

  • Evidence gathering initiatives hosted by the CMWG initiated to deepen contextual analysis of markets and context to inform response analysis

2 - Key Success/Progress (of the WG)