This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by Cairo and New York. It covers the period from 28 February to 1 March. The next report will be issued on or around 2 March.
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES
- According to new estimates, up to 147,000 people have now fled Libya to Egypt, Tunisia and Niger.
- Thousands of people are stuck on the Libyan side of the border with Tunisia and are not allowed to cross. They are stranded without access to food, health, water and sanitation.
- More than 25,000 people have reportedly crossed from Libya into Tunisia over the past two days, creating a huge bottleneck on the Tunisian side of the border due to lack of onward transportation.
- A joint United Nations mission is being organized to eastern Libya to carry out a humanitarian needs assessment.
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