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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 […]

ICRC: Tens of thousands Affected by Fighting

Prolonged conflicts in Benghazi and the west of Libya have displaced tens of thousands of people inside the country. The ICRC has distributed emergency medical supplies to more than 20 hospitals and assistance to more than 22,000 displaced people since mid-July, either directly or through the Libyan Red Crescent and other local partners. Heavy fighting […]

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 […]

Libya: Armed Forces, ICRC Sign Agreement

At Libyan military headquarters in Tripoli on Tuesday, the Libyan Armed Forces and the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, signed a memorandum of understanding under which the ICRC will provide support for the integration of the rules of international humanitarian law in the training and operations of the Libyan Armed Forces and in […]