Libya

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Humanitarian Situation

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

DTM Libya - Abusliem Flash Update (9 April 2020)

SITUATION UPDATE Following reports of increased shelling and artillery fire in Western Libya over the past weeks, various areas of Abusliem municipality were directly affected by multiple airstrikes...

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Libya

Libya: COVID-19 Flash Update No. 2 (6 April 2020)

This report is produced by OCHA Libya in collaboration with WHO Libya and humanitarian partners. The next report will be issued on or around 13 April 2020. HIGHLIGHTS • As of 5 April 2020, there are...

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  • People in Need

    900,000 2% increase since 3 Dec 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    300,000 12% decrease since 3 Dec 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    265,200 10% increase since 9 Jan 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • Registered Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Libya

    48,621 6% increase since 30 Nov 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • IDPs

    187,423 3% decrease since 31 Aug 2018

    Source: IOM
  • Returnees

    445,476 No change since 31 Dec 2018

    Source: IOM

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