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Humanitarian Crisis Worsens for Tens of Thousands of Refugees
Amid the worsening humanitarian crisis in refugee camps and border areas, AmeriCares has rushed a fourth shipment containing $5.6 million in urgently requested medical aid to help Libyan civilians who have fled the war-torn country.
As local humanitarian agencies prepare for a steep rise in casualties from the fierce fighting throughout Libya and for the increasing medical needs of evacuees staying in transit camps, AmeriCares has delivered two more emergency shipments of medical supplies for distribution by our partners.
Nearly 11,000 pounds of critically needed medical aid was shipped from our warehouses in Amsterdam and Stamford, Connecticut to Cairo, to be trucked to the Libyan border to supply medical teams providing humanitarian health services inside Libya and in camps. The shipments, containing more than …
With the mounting political violence in Libya that has driven more than 250,000 people to flee over the Egyptian and Tunisian borders, AmeriCares has responded to calls for humanitarian assistance with an emergency airlift of medical aid that arrived in Cairo last week. Two more additional shipments are in preparation.
The ongoing armed conflict between anti-government protesters and Col.
As escalating violence in Libya drives nearly 110,000 people to flee over the Egyptian and Tunisian borders, AmeriCares is responding to calls for humanitarian assistance with an emergency airlift of medical aid, arriving in Cairo on March 3.
The ongoing armed conflict between anti-government protesters and Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi's forces has spread throughout the country in recent days increasing the flow of refugees.