Tag Archives | sanitation

UNDP kicks off work in Ghat

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) started the rehabilitation of the Albirkht Medical Center in Ghat, as part of the “Strenthening Local Capacities for Recovery and Resilience” project funded by the European Union (EU). With the US$1.2 million allocated to Ghat, the EU-UNDP Resilience initiative has already started the process to provide the city with […]

EU, UNDP help build new Sewer in Sebha

EU and UNDP help set up new main sewer line in Libyan city of Sebha As part of its effort to help local authorities improve basic services delivery in Sebha, southwestern Libya, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with funds from the European Union (EU), handed over to the contractor a major sewer line in […]

Cleaning Up Bani Walid

Bani Walid has suffered from many losses in the aftermath of two conflicts in 2011 and 2012. This includes the disappearance of its garbage collection trucks, which has left a particularly noticeable impact. Fawzi Abusta, Director of the Public Services and Hygiene General Company, said that this period saw the “theft of garbage collection trucks […]

UNICEF, Govt sign Seven-Year Framework of Cooperation

UNICEF and Ministry of Local Government sign a seven year framework of cooperation The Minister of Local Government, H.E. Mr. Badad Abduljalil has signed with UNICEF Libya Special Representative Dr. Ghassan Khalil, a seven-year Framework of Cooperation to support UNICEF’s work with municipalities in health, education, child protection, water and sanitation and youth programming. During […]

Sandflies send Scores to Tripoli Hospitals

Libya Herald reports that scores of Tripoli residents have been sent to hospital in recent days after being bitten by sandflies. The bites caused Leishmaniasis, also known as Kala-Azar, a condition that can result in skin sores, infectious ulcers, and high fever, and which can be fatal if untreated. The prevalence of sandflies is being […]

Libya may seek Int'l Tenders for Rubbish Collection

Prime Minister Ali Zidan [Zeidan] has said that Libya may resort to asking foreign companies to tender for the disposal of garbage. According to a report from Libya Herald, rubbish is piling up in towns and cities throughout the country, with even the central reservations of some major roads being lined with rubbish bags left […]

New Civil Engineering Projects in Bayda

The assistant head of the Local Council in the eastern city of Albidah [Bayda, Beida], Moussa Alarifi, has said the Council has drilled 37 wells in the city to provide drinkable water for the people, in addition to providing 72 pump wells in the outskirts of the city. Work is ongoing to extend water lines […]