Tag Archives | Libyan Relief Agency (LibAid)

UNHCR increasingly Concerned over Tawergha IDPs

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned at the plight of several hundred Libyan families prevented by armed groups from returning to their homes in the city of Tawergha and now stranded in difficult conditions. The Tawergha community been displaced since 2011, when the 40,000 inhabitants of the city were forced to leave. Since then, […]

Protection Training on IDPs in Libya

UNHCR is conducting Protection Training on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Libya The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Libya is hosting a Protection Training session on 24 – 27 January 2017. The main objective for these four-day activities is to enhance coordination on protection of IDPs among UN agencies, […]

WFP Dispatches Food to Displaced Families

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing food in eastern Libya for the first time since last June to provide one-month’s assistance over the coming four weeks to nearly 80,000 displaced people in and around Benghazi, Libya’s second largest city. “Libyans who have had to flee their homes and are now displaced, especially […]

New EU Support for Libya

The European Union has announced a €15 million package financed from the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) for “Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Employment” (€10 million) and “Protection of vulnerable people in Libya” (€5 million). In line with the revised 2011-2013 National Indicative Programme which was signed on 30 August […]