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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, […]

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 […]

UN: Civilians are Not a Target

Statement by the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Libya, Maria Ribeiro, on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day This World Humanitarian Day, we continue to recognize the suffering of civilians caught in conflict and we celebrate the courage of humanitarian workers who strive to bring relief and care to those in need. In Libya, many people […]

EU steps up Humanitarian Assistance in Libya

The EU has announced additional emergency assistance of €10 million to respond to increasing humanitarian needs in Libya, as violence and instability continue to affect vulnerable populations. This is part of the EU’s broader support for Libya to address the ongoing crisis in the country, which includes funding of €220 million allocated through various support […]

Germany Commits more Support to Libya

By John Lee. Germany is to provide 3.5 million euros ($3.9 million) to Libya to improve conditions refugees. On a visit to the country on Thursday, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement: “In Libya, we are witnessing the tremendous political, humanitarian and security policy consequences of the conflicts in the Middle East in […]

$151m needed for Life-Saving Assistance for Libya in 2017

Humanitarian community calls for us$151 million to provide life-saving assistance for Libya in 2017 The 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan for Libya seeks US$151 million to address the most critical life-saving needs of 940,00 people. The plan addresses the needs of the internally displaced, returnees, most vulnerable non-displaced Libyans, migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers in urgent need […]

Italy Provides Aid to Tripoli and Misrata

Italy’s Ambassador-Designate to Libya, Giuseppe Perrone, and the Special Envoy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Libya, Giorgio Starace, travelled to Tripoli and Misrata last week while a delivery of 3 tonnes of medicines and medical aids carried by an Italian Air Force C-130 was being made to the two Libyan cities. The material […]