Tag Archives | World Food Programme (WFP)

WFP Provides Food in Sabratha

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has started providing vital food assistance to families who have been displaced by clashes between armed groups in western Libya’s Sabratha. The area has recently experienced an upsurge of conflict. Since the end of September, more than 15,000 people have moved to nearby cities and quieter areas of […]

WFP welcomes Emergency Food Assistance from Italy

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of €1 million (US$1.16 million) from the Government of Italy that will provide food assistance to tens of thousands of Libyans affected by the ongoing conflict since 2011. Wagdi Othman, WFP Libya Country Director, said: “We thank Italy for this generous contribution to WFP’s […]

WFP Dispatches Food to Displaced Families

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing food in eastern Libya for the first time since last June to provide one-month’s assistance over the coming four weeks to nearly 80,000 displaced people in and around Benghazi, Libya’s second largest city. “Libyans who have had to flee their homes and are now displaced, especially […]

UN seeks $166m Aid for Libya

The United Nations called on the international community to provide $165.6 million in aid to Libya. Ali al-Zaatari, the UN's humanitarian coordinator for Libya, told a news conference: "We need $165.6 million in 2016. If we don't get that amount, which is modest in comparison with what is spent on armaments, for example, then we […]

Korea gives $1.2m Humanitarian Assistance to Libya

UN System in Libya and Republic of Korea Commit to strengthen the Humanitarian Assistance to Libya The Korean Government has contributed USD 1.18 million to support the humanitarian assistance to Libya. The contribution aims at augmenting the United Nations’ ongoing involvement to address the humanitarian needs resulting from the armed conflict in Libya. The Ambassador […]

UN Delivers Food, Relief Supplies to Displaced People

A convoy from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) loaded with food and humanitarian supplies arrived Saturday in western Libya to help thousands of families displaced from the recent fighting near Tripoli. "Although the security situation in Libya is volatile and perilous, WFP has managed to resume food […]