WFP Libya Country Brief, June 2017

Report
from World Food Programme
Published on 30 Jun 2017 View Original

Highlights

  • In early July, WFP will begin ramping up its presence inside Libya through the implementation of missions of rotating international staff to Tripoli. Despite conflict and political instability, WFP remains committed to developing its presence in-country in order to improve the provision of life-saving food assistance to Libya’s most vulnerable populations.

  • In June, WFP began working with a fourth cooperating partner, Kafaa Development Foundation, who will distribute WFP food assistance in eastern Libya.

Operational Updates

  • In early July, WFP will begin ramping up its presence in Libya through the implementation of missions of rotating international staff to Tripoli. Despite conflict and political instability, WFP remains committed to developing its presence in-country in order to improve the provision life-saving food assistance to Libya’s most vulnerable populations.

  • In June, WFP reached 45,468 people out of a targeted 90,000 people in need of food assistance throughout Libya.

  • A short social media video highlighting the needs incountry and WFP’s response is available in both English and Arabic as well as the story of a femaleheaded household receiving WFP assistance within Libya, published on the WFP Insight channel. WFP is also interacting through social media via the UN in Libya Facebook page, which reports in both Arabic and English, and the WFP Middle East and North Africa Twitter feed and Facebook page.