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WHO rushes Medical Aid to Libya’s Wounded

Amid Tripoli clashes, WHO rushes medical aid to the wounded in Libya As clashes around Tripoli continued and the number of wounded rose to the hundreds, WHO reacted swiftly to provide field hospitals and ambulances with critically-needed life saving supplies. “We have sent emergency medical teams to help frontline hospitals cope with caseloads and to […]

Cleaning Up Bani Walid

Bani Walid has suffered from many losses in the aftermath of two conflicts in 2011 and 2012. This includes the disappearance of its garbage collection trucks, which has left a particularly noticeable impact. Fawzi Abusta, Director of the Public Services and Hygiene General Company, said that this period saw the “theft of garbage collection trucks […]

WHO sends Emergency Medical Supplies to Libyan Hospitals

The World Health Organization (WHO) released 10 trucks loaded with emergency medical supplies and trauma kits to reach 10 major hospitals in different districts of Libya on March 23, providing emergency departments with desperately needed materials to treat diseases and injuries. The shipments were supported by European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO). General […]

NOC gives New Equipment to Tripoli University Hospital

NOC inaugurates cutting-edge cardiovascular device at Tripoli University Hospital The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has unveiled a next-generation medical device at Tripoli University Hospital’s (TUH) cardiovascular catheterization unit, for use in complex interventional heart procedures. The cutting-edge image-guided medical device, donated and installed by NOC in accordance with the corporation’s sustainable development framework, will enable […]

$20m Fund to Support Communities near Oilfields

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) and a group of international partners made up of Repsol, OMV, Total, and Equinor, known as the ’Repsol Consortium’, have signed a 20-million USD agreement to support a series of sustainable development projects essential for residents adjacent to sites operated by NOC subsidiary Akakus. The 20-million USD […]

Sebha receives Generators to boost Sewage Treatment

As part of the European Union (EU) funded ‘Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery ‘project, the Ministry of Local Governance (MoLG) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) handed over three 300 Kva Generators to Sebha Municipal Council. The generators will supply enough power to the main sewage lifting station and sewage treatment plant […]

UN Addressing Humanitarian Needs in Libya

Seven years after the revolution, hundreds of thousands of people across Libya, live in dire conditions. In a bid to respond to the urgent humanitarian needs for 552,000 most vulnerable people living in Libya, the United Nations together with the Government of National Accord today launched the 2019 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP2019), seeking US$202 million, […]