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Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Crisis: Situation Report No. 23

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This report is produced by OCHA Libya in collaboration with humanitarian partners, covering the period of 8 to 10 April. The next report will be issued on or around 12 April.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

  • Protection of civilians remains of grave concern as violence in Misrata continues and hostilities in Ajdabiya resumed during the reporting period.

  • Serious water shortages have reportedly been affecting Misrata for over five weeks. Untreated well water is being used in households and health facilities.

  • More Libyans are crossing into Egypt and Tunisia as fighting continues and the frontline shifts. Humanitarian actors continue to respond to needs of people stranded at transit points and camps.

  • The International Committee of the Red Cross delivered a shipment of emergency medical supplies and food to Misrata on 8 April by boat.

  • The US$ 310 million Flash Appeal for the Libyan Crisis is currently funded at 39 per cent with US$ 120 million committed and 1.4 million in pledges.

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