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17 Oct 2019 description
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UNHCR provides assistance and protection to refugees and asylumseekers, including those identified in the context of mixed population flows. UNHCR also supports emergency preparedness efforts in case of a potential major influx.

UNHCR supports the Tunisian government’s continued efforts towards saving lives through rescue at sea, as well as its humanitarian response for permitting disembarkation in Tunisia.

16 Sep 2019 description

UNHCR provides assistance and protection to refugees and asylum seekers, including those identified in the context of mixed population flows. UNHCR also supports emergency preparedness efforts in case of a potential major influx.

UNHCR supports the Tunisian government’s continued efforts towards saving lives through rescue at sea, as well as its humanitarian response for permitting disembarkation in Tunisia.

28 Jun 2019 description

OVERVIEW

This report presents the findings of round 25 of the mobility tracking component of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) programme in Libya, covering the reporting period 01 April until 31 May 2019.

In April and May 2019, the number of IDPs identified in Libya increased substantially from 172,541 IDPs to 268,629 by the end of round 25. New displacements during the reporting period were primarily due to the escalation of hostilities in South Tripoli and related population movements.

20 Jun 2019 description

ACAPS Quarterly risk analysis outlines a number of key contexts where a notable deterioration may occur within the next six months, leading to a spike in humanitarian needs.

ACAPS analysts conduct daily monitoring and independent analysis of more than 150 countries to support evidence-based decision-making in the humanitarian sector.

01 Apr 2019 description

Overview

The objective of ACAPS risk analysis is to enable humanitarian decision makers to understand potential future changes that would likely have humanitarian consequences. By exposing the more probable developments and understanding their impact, they can be included in planning and preparedness which should improve response.

13 Feb 2019 description

TOTAL POPULATION OF LIBYA: 6.6M Libyans / 0.67M Migrants/Refugees

PEOPLE AFFECTED: 1.6M (22% of population)

PEOPLE IN NEED: 0.82M (11% of population)

HUMANITARIAN NEEDS & KEY FIGURES

25 Jan 2019 description

ARRIVAL TRENDS AND FIGURES

Between 1 January and 30 November, 131,100 refugees and migrants reached Europe via the three Mediterranean routes compared to almost 171,430 arrivals in the same period in 2017. This marks a 25% reduction from the previous year’s arrival figures, showing a continued declining trend of the overall arrivals numbers to Europe. After a spike in October, arrivals dropped in November with over 10,080 people reaching Europe.

03 Dec 2018 description

CONTEXT

This report presents the findings of Round 22 of DTM data collection, which took place in September and October 2018. During the reporting period the number of identified returnees in Libya increased to 403,978 (+21,756), largely due to a return movement in Derna following improvement of the security situation. In Round 22, a total of 4,137 new returnee families (approximatley 20,688 individuals) were identified in the city of Derna. The total number of IDPs identified in Round 22 was 187,423.

28 Sep 2018 description

This report presents the findings of Round 21 of DTM data collection, which took place in July and August 2018. Over the past year, the number of identified returnees in Libya has been steadily on the rise across data collection rounds conducted in 2017 and 2018.

This trend continued in Round 21 as the number of returnees identified by DTM increased to 382,222 returnees across Libya. Benghazi continues to be the municipality with the highest number of returnees in Libya (189,000 returnees as of August 2018) and also accounted for 8,700 new returnees in Round 21.

10 Sep 2018 description

During the massive influx of refugees and migrants in 2015, Serbia was mainly a country of transit on the route to European Union for the several hundreds of thousands fleeing war and persecution. Even after the EU-Turkey Statement in March 2016 and de facto closure of the borders along the so-called Balkan route, the perception of those that remained stranded did not change and Serbia was still not considered as a destination country by most refugees and migrants, even though transit became ineffective and drastically prolonged compared to 2015 and early 2016.

06 Aug 2018 description

CONTEXT

This report presents the findings of Round 20 of DTM data collection, which took place in May and June 2018. Over the past year, the number of identified returnees in Libya has been steadily on the rise across data collection rounds conducted in 2017 and 2018. Apart from the aforementioned increase of returnees, in Round 20 also an increase of 13,113 new IDPs was recorded compared to the previous round, bringing the total of IDPs identified in Libya to 192,513 individuals.

15 Jun 2018 description

Key Figures
- 179,400 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)
- 372,022 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2016 - March 2018)
- 52,739 registered refugees and asylum-seekers in the State of Libya
- 15,316 persons arrived in Italy by sea in 2018
- 603 monitoring visits to detention centres so far in 2018
- 1,275 asylum-seekers and refugees released from detention so far in 2018 (including for evacuations)
- 1,609 vulnerable refugees and asylum-seekers evacuated since November 2017

Population Movements

30 May 2018 description

Executive summary

Between March and April 2018, the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in cooperation with various international and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), conducted a Multi-cluster/sector Initial Rapid Assessment (MIRA) to gather information on the current migrant and refugee situation, identify needs and gaps and inform the planning and coordination of the immediate UN response. Below are outlined the key findings of the MIRA assessment and recommendations for further action.

Key findings

13 Apr 2018 description
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An estimated 1.1 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Displaced populations, refugees and migrants are amongst the most vulnerable.

UNHCR’s overall strategic objective in Libya is to enhance the protection environment and provide life-saving assistance to displaced populations, refugees, asylum-seekers, and their host communities.

09 Mar 2018 description
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Key figures:

165,478 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)

341,534 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2016 - 2017)

48,485 registered refugees and asylumseekers in the State of Libya

5,462 persons arrived in Italy by sea in 2018

242 monitoring visits to detention centres so far in 2018

969 asylum-seekers and refugees released from detention so far in 2018

1,334 vulnerable refugees and asylumseekers evacuated since November 2017

Funding

USD 85 M required for 2018

17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.

2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.

12 Oct 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Context

Libya has experienced several waves of conflict since 2011, renewed nationwide in 2014 and periodically in several regions, that affected millions of people, both displaced and non-displaced. In response to a lack of recent data on the humanitarian situation in Libya, REACH conducted two rounds of multi-sector data collection in June and August to provide timely information on the needs and vulnerabilities of affected populations.

07 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • IOM strengthens the operational capacity of Migrant Resource Centre

  • The Government of France Supports IOM in providing psychosocial support to IDPs

  • IOM Nigeria Presents National Migration Policy to the Government of Nigeria

  • Swiss Confederation supports IOM in the prevention of irregular migration

  • IOM Facilitates Voluntary Repatriation of Nigerian Migrants Held in Libyan Prisons

IOM Provides 22,500 IDPs with Non Food Items