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13 Mar 2018 description
Some 23,302 migrants have returned since January 2017. The new, integrated approach to reintegration combines support for returning migrants and their home communities.
05 Mar 2018 description
The European Union just adopted on 26 February an additional package worth €115 million in support of the work of the Joint Taskforce, which will be implemented by IOM and UNHCR.
27 Feb 2018 description
“Hundreds of people ... have been stuck in open areas under difficult weather conditions and without access to basic services for over three weeks,” said the UNHC for Libya.
16 Feb 2018 description
The threat of ongoing conflict prevents many from returning to their homes and as a result Libya suffers from one of the highest per capita displacement levels in Africa.
16 Feb 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch
The effort to return followed a long-anticipated decision by the United Nations-backed Tripoli-based Government of National Accord based on an agreement brokered by the UN.
15 Feb 2018 description
Evacuations have provided a new chance at life for more than 1,000 refugees who were detained in Libya. By the end of 2018, UNHCR plans to evacuate thousands more.
01 Feb 2018 description
report Oxfam
Migrants who have managed to escape Libya following the deal have told Oxfam and its partner Borderline Sicilia of ongoing kidnapping, murder, rape and forced labor.
29 Jan 2018 description
After seven years of conflict, the humanitarian situation in Libya continues to deteriorate. UNICEF is appealing for US$20 million to scale up its response.
25 Jan 2018 description
This is the third coordinated appeal in Libya, and it will help to implement 71 projects by 22 organizations, including national and international NGOs and UN agencies, for 940,000 people.
03 Jan 2018 description
Racial discrimination and authorities’ responses to migration put irregular migrant women at risk - ranging from being harassed by the local community to kidnapping and imprisonment.
21 Dec 2017 description
Of the 8 abductions documented by WHO since 2012, 4 occurred in 2017 alone, the highest recorded in a single year. In Sabha, the abductions have had a significant impact on access to health care.
18 Dec 2017 description
UNICEF and IOM have joined forces with an action plan to increase support to migrant children in Libya, focusing on child protection, education, water, sanitation, and health.
11 Dec 2017 description
“Many refugees, asylum seekers and stateless persons in Libya are victims of serious violations of human rights, including different forms of inhumane, cruel and degrading treatment,” says UNHCR’s Flash appeal.
07 Dec 2017 description
report UN Security Council
Reaffirming support for the Action Plan, the Council emphasized that a stable Libya was the only way to help improve the living conditions of all people in the country, including migrants.
01 Dec 2017 description
Backing the African Union and the European Union's plan, a large-scale airlift is underway in which IOM expects to take 15,000 migrants home from detention in Libya by end of the year.
29 Nov 2017 description
Supported by the Italian government, this initiative will include resettlement, family reunification, evacuation to UNHCR-run emergency facilities in other countries, or voluntary return.
21 Nov 2017 description
UN chief highlights the urgent need to protect the human rights and dignity of migrants and to stop criminals and terrorists from preying on vulnerable populations.
14 Nov 2017 description
The UN Human Rights Office urges the Libyan authorities to take concrete steps to stamp out human rights violations and abuses in centres under their control.
12 Nov 2017 description
This is a very important step in addressing the need for alternative pathways for the most vulnerable refugees in Libya who are often forced to embark on deadly sea journeys.
17 Oct 2017 description
Libyan authorities estimate another 6,000 migrants and refugees are being held by smugglers. If confirmed, this would bring the total number held in Sabratha to 20,500.