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24 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
A shortage of food water and electricity is among the daily challenges facing children and families. The country is facing an outbreak of measles, with over 500 cases reported.
04 Sep 2018 description
In light of the ongoing clashes in Libya’s capital, UNHCR is appealing to parties to the fighting to spare civilians and civilian infrastructure and allow safe passage for those seeking refuge.
03 Sep 2018 description
Fifty people are dead and more than 125 need urgent, life-saving medical care. To support the response efforts of the Ministry of Health, WHO is deploying 10 emergency trauma teams.
30 Aug 2018 description
UN agencies and international organizations are assisting hundreds of displaced Libyans and migrants with relief items and evacuations following clashes between armed groups.
24 Aug 2018 description
UNHCR calls on states to offer more safe and legal pathways, such as resettlement, and appeals to resettlement countries to accelerate their procedures.
14 Aug 2018 description
A local militia forced the entire population of Triq Al Matar to flee their homes last week, following three nights of indiscriminate raiding and the arbitrary arrest of 94 residents.
10 Aug 2018 description
Between January and July 2018, IOM safely returned 10,950 stranded migrants from Libya as the number of detainees in the country rose alarmingly.
08 Aug 2018 description
Since 2016 there has been a severe shortage of TB medicines in Libya, with more than 1,500 new notifications of TB during 2016-17, including 80 children. The donated medical supplies should cover their treatment for one year.
24 Jul 2018 description
Conditions in already overcrowded detention centers are getting even worse after a dramatic increase in the number of people intercepted in the Mediterranean and left in Libya.
20 Jul 2018 description
Libya rejects a European Union's plan to establish migrant centres there to stop asylum seekers arriving in western Europe and it will not be swayed by financial inducements, Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj said.
18 Jul 2018 description
Of the more than 650,000 migrants in Libya, at least 9,000 are in detention centres, a number that has doubled in recent months, while the IOM estimates thousands more are at the mercy of smugglers.
30 Jun 2018 description
Appalled by the loss of life at sea off the coast of Libya UNHCR calls for concerted international efforts to avoid further tragedies.
21 Jun 2018 description
UNHCR calls for urgent international action to strengthen rescue at sea efforts by all relevant and capable actors, including NGOs and commercial vessels, throughout the Mediterranean.
06 Jun 2018 description
report REACH Initiative
According to REACH’s findings, the pace of internal displacement has accelerated, with both displaced and non-displaced populations facing a breakdown of municipal services.
25 May 2018 description
The survivors, mostly teenagers from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia, were attempting to seek asylum in Europe and reported they were sold multiple times by human traffickers.
24 May 2018 description
Life-saving assistance, such as supplies to support medical facilities and other basic services, as well as food and non-food items, have been blocked from entering Derna, says UN.
22 May 2018 description
Between 1 May 2017 and 1 May 2018, the UN has recorded 36 attacks on medical facilities, personnel or patients, although the actual number is likely to be significantly higher.
16 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
An assessment of the quality of water and sanitation facilities in 140 schools reveals that more than half have insufficient and poor-quality drinking water and sanitation facilities.
04 May 2018 description
Hundreds of migrants and refugees are being held in an overcrowded detention centre in Libya without adequate food or water and in inhumane conditions, Médecins Sans Frontières warns.
27 Apr 2018 description
In March 2018, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix identified some 29,370 unaccompanied migrant children in Libya – although the real figure could be much higher.