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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 […]

ICRC, Red Crescent Deliver Urgent Medical Aid

Urgently needed medical supplies today reached Al-Zahra Hospital in Warshefana, on the outskirts of Tripoli, in an operation carried out by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in cooperation with the Libyan Red Crescent. Fighting in Warshefana has been under way for several weeks, leaving many people dead or injured and disrupting health […]

Helping Libyans Resume Normal Life

Despite the unstable environment, Libyans are striving to resume normal life. The ICRC and the Libyan Red Crescent continue to provide urgent aid as needed, to promote detainee welfare and to improve water management. "Clashes have occasionally been flaring up in tense parts of the country, sometimes resulting in the displacement of thousands of people […]