Libya

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OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()

  • Clashes continue in and around Tripoli, with the escalation in violence reaching pre-truce levels. As of 9 January 2020, more than 149,000 people have been displaced.
  • The security situation in Sirt, Abu Qurayn and surrounding areas remain tense. Fighting since January 2020 has resulted in more than 4,650 people fleeing their homes.
  • Many migrants and refugees continue to risk the crossing to Europe. Since January, around 2,670 people were intercepted/rescued at sea and returned to Libya, most to detention.
Vegetable market in the old town area in Benghazi (UNOCHA/Giles Clarke)
Vegetable market in the old town area in Benghazi (UNOCHA/Giles Clarke)
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Libya: COVID-19 Flash Update No. 1 (30 March 2020)

HIGHLIGHTS As of 29 March 2020, there has been eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Libya. Libya’s COVID-19 Health Sector Plan has been developed, appealing for US $12.5 million, targeting...

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UNHCR Update Libya (20 March 2020)

Organizational developments In response to the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), and in line with guidance provided by Libyan Authorities, UNHCR Libya has temporarily halted its activities at its...

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