Libya

Situation Report

Highlights

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  • At least 90 civilians killed and more than 200 injured as a result of the violent clashes which escalated early August
  • Over 16,700 individuals and 620 migrants have been displaced to adjacent municipalities.
  • Around 1,300 individuals have been displaced from Murzuq to Jufra and Benghazi in the East of Libya.
Libya: Map of displacement and sector response
Map of displacement and sector response

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Situation Report

Key Figures

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Situation Report

Funding

$201.6M
Required
$103.6M
Received
51%
Progress
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Libya

Situation Report
Emergency Response

Humanitarian Needs and Response: Health

The sector and its partners continue to coordinate health response with health local authorities including the Murzuq Crisis Committee, Sabha Municipality Council and Sabha Medical Center and others at different levels to cover any emerging needs.

The Health Sector provided medical equipment and different health kits including trauma, non-communicable and cholera. The distributed medical supplies and medications that can support 72,000 people for three months and support 600 life-saving surgeries.

Rapid response teams and surveillance officers are deployed to IDP locations across the south. WHO provided health supplies to Taraghin, Murzuq public hospitals and Tasawah rural hospital. The Sabha Medical Centre, Taraghin and Ubari hospitals and Tasawah rural hospitals continue to provide referral services for wounded and patients with chronic conditions.

In response to identified needs of displaced individuals from Murzuq to Benghazi, WHO deployed an emergency medical team with an equipped mobile clinic. In addition, WHO Emergency Medical Team (EMT) has been deployed from Ubari hospital to cover Al Greefah and Bent Baya rural hospitals, providing services to Murzuq IDPs.

Health partners need to scale up their response in health life-saving and life-sustaining services. Strengthening cold chain system across the south remains one of the key priorities. Advocacy continues to call for an impartial access to the functioning health facilities by all patients regardless of their background.

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