Libya: Thousands received vital food and medical assistance in 2015

03 August 2016
Libya: Thousands received vital food and medical assistance in 2015
A man is reunited with his family in Benghazi. CC BY-NC-ND / ICRC / Robin Waudo

The ICRC and the Libyan Red Crescent Society continued to help the Libyan people affected by conflict in the region.

In 2015, we provided aid in the form of food and essential household items such as mattresses, blankets, kitchen sets, and hygiene kits. Our teams provided surgical and medical items to help treat wounded persons, as well as reconnect families separated by conflict.

Highlights of our work in Libya

24,500 people in Benghazi, Almarj, Ajdabiya, Tobruk, and Um Arrizam received essential household items.
7,630 displaced persons in Tripoli received food.
6,500 people in Sabha and Ghat received kitchen sets, mattresses, blankets, and hygiene kits.
Enough medical supplies to treat 5,500 wounded persons was provided in Benghazi.
76 doctors trained in war surgery, emergency procedures, and trauma care.

 

For more information, read the full update on our work in Libya.

Libya Facts and Figures 2015

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