Tag Archives | Red Crescent

Training on Clinical Management of Sexual Violence Cases

IOM in Libya, in collaboration with UNFPA in Libya, and with the support of the Government of Finland, recently concluded a training workshop for the second batch of health care professionals. The three-day training workshop aims to increase the capacity of health care professionals on providing comprehensive clinical management to survivors of sexual violence including […]

Red Crescent scales-up Psycho-Social Support

Red Crescent scales-up psycho social support to vulnerable populations In the framework of a European Union funded project for support to protection of vulnerable groups, internally displaced people in Libya will receive psychosocial support from Red Crescent volunteers to tackle the distress, loss and grief they have suffered from the on-going violence and conflict that […]

Gender Based Violence (GBV) Multi-sectoral Coordination

UNFPA, United Nation Fund for Population, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and IFRC, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, have jointly organized a training on “Gender Based Violence Multi-Sectoral Coordination in Libya” during the period 14th to 18th of May 2017. The overall objective of the training is to raise awareness of […]

Technical Coordination meeting on Saving Lives at Sea

IOM, UNHCR hold technical coordination meeting on saving lives at sea The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) last week organized a technical coordination meeting for Libyan partners on Rescue at Sea Operations, held in Tunis. The coordination meeting was organized within the framework of the established […]

EU Supports Training for Libyan Red Crescent Society

Volunteers and staff of the Libyan Red Crescent Society participated in two recent training workshops in Tunis by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, with the support of the European Union. The trainings focused on mental health, psycho-social rehabilitation, socio-economic integration for vulnerable and at-risk groups in Libya (protection) and support […]

Civilian Toll Mounts in Benghazi

According to a new report from Human Rights Watch, unidentified forces fired at least four rockets at two camps for internally displaced people in Benghazi on January 9, 2016. Two witnesses told HRW that three rockets struck the Red Crescent Camp (also known as the Sports City Camp), killing three civilians and wounding seven others, […]

Libyans Struggle to Survive

From ICRC. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya: Struggle to Survive as Services Collapse With no end in sight to the fighting in Libya, people are losing hope of ever returning to normal life. Many regions face regular power cuts, water cuts […]

Health Service Nearing Collapse

Lack of Personnel and Resources Threaten Health Service Collapse Violence and general insecurity are making it difficult for sick and wounded people in Libya to reach health facilities and obtain the treatment they need. Health personnel are at risk of being attacked, wounded or even killed. Ambulances are often refused passage by armed groups. Medical […]