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UNHCR, WFP expand partnership in Libya to reach more refugees and asylum seekers as food needs rise

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are expanding their support for food insecure refugees and asylum seekers in Libya with emergency food assistance in response to the severe socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country as well as the effects of …

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Libya rates as most-worsened country in world for past decade: FSI

A report by Patricia Taft in the 2020 Fragile States Index (FSI) rates Libya as ‘‘the most-worsened country in the world for the past decade’’. It also holds the record for the greatest year-on-year worsening, when it worsened by 25.8 points in the 2012 FSI’’, the report says. The report …

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UNHCR Deeply Worried About The Condition of Migrants in Libya

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said 72 illegal immigrants have been rescued by the Libyan coast guard off the country’s western coast. It voiced concern over the deteriorating condition of thousands of illegal migrants in Libya.

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