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EU steps up Humanitarian Aid for Libya

The EU has increased its humanitarian funding for Libya by €6 million as the conflict endures and needs continue to rise. The funding is addressed to people who have been displaced by the conflict, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. The new funds will primarily support the delivery of items such as kitchen sets, blankets and […]

EU steps up Humanitarian Aid for Libya

The EU has increased its humanitarian funding for Libya by €6 million as the conflict endures and needs continue to rise. The funding is addressed to people who have been displaced by the conflict, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. The new funds will primarily support the delivery of items such as kitchen sets, blankets and […]

GRTU gears small business up for Libyan opportunities

The Chamber of SMEs (GRTU) is leading a business offensive into the Libyan market for operators in food handling, construction, finance and investment, and maritime services. Pharmaceutical entrepreneur Mario Debono, who financed a humanitarian shipment of aid to Libya during the conflict in 2011, recently signed a memorandum with the Misurata chamber of commerce for […]

Russia Delivers Humanitarian Aid to Libya

The Russian emergencies ministry’s plane landed late on Wednesday in the Libyan capital Tripoli to deliver humanitarian aid, a ministry spokesman said. “At 23:10 Moscow time an Il-76 plane carrying 15 metric tons of humanitarian cargo landed in the Libyan capital Tripoli,” the source said. The cargo consists mainly of medical equipment and medicines. A […]

Turkey ships 23 tons of humanitarian aid to Libya

The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) sent 23 tons of humanitarian aid supplies to Libya on Friday. Mahmut Urhan, TİKA’S program coordinator for Libya, said the agency sent 23 tons of food and hygienic supplies to assist Libyan families in need as well as orphans and widows. “The supplies sent include diapers and food […]

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Libya to give Syrian opposition $100 mln in aid

Libya will donate $100 million in humanitarian aid to the Syrian opposition and allow them to open an office in Tripoli, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, in a further sign of its strong support for forces fighting President Bashar al-Assad. Representatives from the Syrian National Council (SNC) visited Tripoli this week after Mustafa Abdel, […]

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Kuwait offers 54 ambulance, firefighting engines in aid to Libya

Upon instructions from His Highness the Amir of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwait offered Sunday medical and relief aid to post-revolution North African Arab nation of Libya. The aid comprised 54 ambulances and firefighting and rescue vehicles. The aid was handed over to Libyan officials Sunday in a ceremony held here after the arrival […]

Humanitarian aid containers shipped to Libya

Two containers full of clothing and blankets were shipped to Libya by the Civil Protection Department this morning to assist displaced persons. Speaking before the containers were loaded onto trucks at the CPD’s Humanitarian Aid Unit in Marsa, Home Affairs Minister Carm Mifsud Bonnici said that although the civil war in Libya was no longer […]

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