The General Staff of the Libya Army called for reviewing the possibility of declaring the city of Murzuq a disaster area.
The internally displaced civilian count in Tripoli since the beginning of the war has risen to 199,925 people, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) confirmed Sunday.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) confirmed on Tuesday, that a total of 3,340 families have been internally displaced from Murzuq town southwest of Libya since the beginning of August.
In cooperation with the southern branch of the Libyan Humanitarian Relief Agency and the Municipal Council of Wadi Utba, the National Oil Corporation (NOC)’s sustainable development department has dispatched a relief shipment to the region of Murzuq in response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the area.
The head of social council of Wadi Utba Abdelkader Al-Sheikh said over 75% of the Murzuq residents had been displaced to their town, saying their conditions are very miserable as the town of Wadi Utba cannot provide for them for the number of displaced families needs support from everyone.
On 4 April, the Libyan National Army led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar reached the outskirts of Tripoli, Libya’s capital. Unable to proceed, the LNA effectively laid siege to the city in the hope that it could take it from the Government of National Accord. To date, neither side has …
Water supplies to the Libyan capital, Tripoli, have been halted in the wake of an armed attack on the main power plant in southern Tripoli, the management of the Great Man-Made River Project said in a statement Friday, reports Anadolu Agency.
The World Health Organization said in a brief statement that 1,048 people have been killed since the offensive began, including 106 civilians.
The crisis Committee and the Displaced and Refugee Affairs of the Ministry of Social Affairs disclosed Sunday, that the number of displaced families staying outside refugee centres amounted to 20,506 families.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said that the number of people killed since the outbreak of clashes in Tripoli, last April, has amounted to 739, among them, 41 civilians.