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$43.5m needed for Life-Saving Aid in Libya in 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) and health partners are appealing for US$ 43.5 million to provide life-saving interventions for 388 000 people inside Libya affected by ongoing conflict. “Years of conflict in Libya have left behind a struggling and over-burdened health care system. Many health facilities are fully or partially closed, limiting access to health […]

Atia Kaseh Hospital is Operative again

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 to alKufra Municipality the fully renovated Atia Kaseh General Hospital. The medical center was damaged by the various conflicts that the city witnessed in […]

Urban Planners Trained on Geographic Information System

UN-Habitat launched a ten-day training course in Geographic information System (GIS) mapping on urban planning for 18 civil servants from different branches of Libya’s Urban Planning Agency (UPA) and six municipalities. (Benghazi, Ubari, Al Kufra, Sebha, Sirte and Janzour). “UN-Habitat and the Urban Planning Agency are committed to pursue their partnership in order to improve […]

Korea contributes US$1m to Stabilization Facility for Libya

His Excellency, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Libya, Mr. Sungsoo Choi, and UNDP Resident Representative a.i., Mr. Sultan Hajiyev, signed an agreement today to increase South Korea’s contribution to the Stabilization Facility–Stronger for Libya, by further US$ 1 million. So far, approximately two million people are benefitting from services restored by the […]

Essential Humanitarian Support Reaches Tawergha

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in cooperation with Libya’s Ministry of State for Displaced Affairs and the Local Council of Tawergha delivered essential humanitarian assistance to communities in Tawergha, 200 kilometres southeast of Libya’s capital Tripoli, and in the surrounding village of al-Emarat. After over seven years of insecurity, and subsequent displacement, communities have […]

Zintan Health, Water and Waste Mgt Projects

NOC and UNDP oversee Zintan health, water and waste management projects Senior figures from National Oil Corporation (NOC), Spanish partner Repsol, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) visited Zintan on 15 December, 2018, to review the successful implementation of recently funded social impact projects. Members of the Municipal Council expressed their gratitude and appreciation […]

Netherlands donates another $1.3m to Stabilization Facility

Dutch Ambassador to Libya, H.E. Mr. Lars Tummers, met in Tripoli with The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, Mr. Sultan Hajiyev, to discuss the next steps for the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL). During the event, Ambassador Tummers announced a new contribution of US$ 1.3 million to the Facility. “Improving the living conditions […]