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Libya

OCHA - Libya: Situation Report - Highlights (March 17, 2020)

  • Clashes continue in and around Tripoli, with the escalation in violence reaching pre-truce levels. As of 9 January 2020, more than 149,000 people have been displaced.
  • The security situation in Sirt, Abu Qurayn and surrounding areas remain tense. Fighting since January 2020 has resulted in more than 4,650 people fleeing their homes.
  • Many migrants and refugees continue to risk the crossing to Europe. Since January, around 2,670 people were intercepted/rescued at sea and returned to Libya, most to detention.

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Key Figures

  • People in Need

    900,000 2% increase since December 3, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    300,000 12% decrease since December 3, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    265,200 10% increase since January 9, 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • Registered Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Libya

    45,762 2% increase since October 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • IDPs

    187,423 3% decrease since August 31, 2018

    Source: IOM
  • Returnees

    445,476 No change since December 31, 2018

    Source: IOM