Tag Archives | humanitarian assistance

IOM: 381,463 Migrants in Libya

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has found that the trip to Libya is reportedly costing more for a larger proportion of migrants from Sudan and Nigeria. In 2016, 60 percent of Nigerian respondents and 41 percent of Sudanese respondents reported paying between USD 1,000 and 5,000 for their journey to Libya. This increased to 71 […]

294,436 Internally Displaced, 196,852 Return Home

IOM Libya DTM Report: 294,436 Internally Displaced, 196,852 Return Home IOM Libya’s latest Displacement Tracking Matrix Mobility Tracking report shows that there are 294,436 IDP individuals residing in 89 baladiyas (municipalities) across the country and 196,852 individuals who have returned to their homes across 30 baladiyas. Data collection for IOM Libya’s eighth Mobility Tracking report, […]

EU should support Local Authorities to deal with Migration

Committee of Regions backs recommendations that EU should support local authorities in Libya to deal with migration-related issues At the 13th meeting of its Commission for Citizenship, Governance, Institutional and External Affairs (CIVEX), the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) gave its preliminary support for an opinion that sets out recommendations on how European regions […]

€90m EU Programme for Migration Management in Libya

EU Trust Fund for Africa adopts €90 million programme on protection of migrants and improved migration management in Libya Following up on the Joint Communication on the Central Mediterranean Route and the Malta Declaration, the EU Trust Fund for Africa upon proposal from the European Commission, adopted today a €90 million programme to step up […]

IOM, Japan support Internally Displaced Families in Libya

Japan, through its Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has committed USD 679,500 to support a 12–month project addressing the immediate needs of internally displaced families in Libya. The project, Direct Assistance to Internally Displaced Persons in Libya, will provide much needed items to some of the most vulnerable families who are escaping the violent conflict in […]

IOM Libya Releases 2016 Displacement Trends Analysis

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Libya has published DTM Libya’s Internal Displacement in Libya – 2016 in Review which presents a comprehensive overview of Libya’s human mobility patterns, trends and dynamics for 2016. The report also provides an analysis of Libya’s internally displaced persons (IDP) displacement drivers, shelter settings, primary needs and demographics categorized […]

Appeals Court Blocks Libya-Italy MoU

On March 22, Tripoli Appeals Court’s administrative division ruled to block the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Libya and Italy in early February 2017. The MoU was signed to tackle the growing difficulties with illegal immigration and human trafficking in Libya. The court ruling stated that the agreement would be blocked immediately until a […]