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Refugees in Libya

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Total IDPs in Libya JSON 
392,241
Last updated 31 Aug 2020
Source - IOM 
Total IDP Returnees (2016-2019) JSON 
493,716
Last updated 31 Aug 2020
Source - IOM 
Registered Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Libya * JSON 
45,661
Last updated 30 Sep 2020
Source - UNHCR 
* UNHCR is currently registering individuals of the following nationalities: Iraqi, Syrian, Palestinian, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Somali, Sudanese, South Sudanese, Yemeni
Registered Refugees and Asylum-Seekers by Origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Sudan UNHCR 30 Sep 2020
  34.4%
15,725
Syrian Arab Rep. UNHCR 30 Sep 2020
  31.8%
14,517
Eritrea UNHCR 30 Sep 2020
  12.6%
5,751
Palestine UNHCR 30 Sep 2020
  9.3%
4,242
Somalia UNHCR 30 Sep 2020
  5.6%
2,573
Ethiopia UNHCR 30 Sep 2020
  2.6%
1,198
Iraq UNHCR 30 Sep 2020
  2.3%
1,044
South Sudan UNHCR 30 Sep 2020
  0.6%
276
Others UNHCR 30 Sep 2020
  0.5%
248
Yemen UNHCR 30 Sep 2020
  0.2%
87


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    UNHCR Libya Update 16 October 2020

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    UNHCR Libya Update 16 October 2020 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    UNHCR MENA Research Project: Protection Impacts of Cash-Based Interventions with a Focus on Child Protection

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    UNHCR MENA Research Project: Protection Impacts of Cash-Based Interventions with a Focus on Child Protection
    Published: 11 October 2020 (9 days ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet September 2020

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 30 September 2020
    Published: 11 October 2020 (9 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 9 October 2020

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    Mapping of CwC Activities along the Central Mediterranean Route

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    Mapping of CwC Activities along the Central Mediterranean Route
    Published: 18 September 2020 (1 month ago)
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    MMC WEST AFRICA - 4Mi Snapshot - October 2018

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    Aspirations of refugees and migrants from West Africa.
    Published: 30 October 2018 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 16 October 2020

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    UNHCR Libya Update 9 October 2020

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    UNHCR Libya Update 2 October 2020

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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Situation Update and Response (March - August 2020)

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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Situation Update and Response (March - August 2020)
    Published: 29 September 2020 (21 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 25 September 2020

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 25 September 2020 (25 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 16 October 2020

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    UNHCR Libya Update 16 October 2020 (Arabic)

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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet September 2020

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 30 September 2020
    Published: 11 October 2020 (9 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 9 October 2020

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, September 2020

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    Libya continues to be a transit point for departure from North Africa towards Europe. UNHCR's interventions at disembarkation points in Libya focus on the provision of life-saving assistance and prote...
    Published: 8 October 2020 (12 days ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet September 2020

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 30 September 2020
    Published: 11 October 2020 (9 days ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet August 2020

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 August 2020
    Published: 1 September 2020 (1 month ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet July 2020

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 July 2020
    Published: 1 August 2020 (2 months ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet June 2020

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 30 June 2020
    Published: 1 July 2020 (3 months ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet April 2020

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 30 April 2020
    Published: 30 April 2020 (5 months ago)
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    Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and neighbouring countries - Population movements since 20th February 2011 - 10 October 2011

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    Map in Adobe Acrobat format related to a UNHCR operation
    Published: 20 July 2020 (3 months ago)
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    Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - March 2011

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    Map in Adobe Acrobat format related to a UNHCR operation
    Published: 20 July 2020 (3 months ago)
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    Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and neighbouring countries - April 2011

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    Map in Adobe Acrobat format related to a UNHCR operation
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    Libya - Situation Map - 26 January 2016

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    Libya - Situation Map - 26 January 2016
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    Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and neighbouring countries - Population movements since 20th February 2011 - As of 16 March 2011

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    Map in Adobe Acrobat format related to a UNHCR operation
    Published: 20 July 2020 (3 months ago)
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    UNHCR MENA report – Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update (Q1)

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    UNHCR MENA report – Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update (Q1)
    Published: 16 July 2020 (3 months ago)
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    UNHCR - Libya - Niger Situation / Resettlement Update #81

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    As of 7 October 2019, a total of 45,713 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,359 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in o...
    Published: 8 October 2019 (1 year ago)
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    MMC - Southbound Mixed Movement to Niger: An analysis of changing dynamics and policy responses

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    A study by Clingendael, Netherlands Institute of International Relations, using data from 3,500 interviews with refugees and migrants in Libya, done by the Mixed Migration Centre through its 4Mi progr...
    Published: 1 March 2019 (1 year ago)
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    MMC - A human rights and peace-building approach to migration governance in the Sahel Clingendael, December 2018

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    In recent years, the Sahel region has attracted the attention of European policy makers aiming to prevent Europe-bound irregular migrants from reaching the Libyan coastline. Policies implemented under...
    Published: 8 January 2019 (1 year ago)
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    MMC - Mixed Migration Review 2018 Highlights. Essays. Interviews. Data.

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    This first publication of the annual Mixed Migration Review by the Mixed Migration Centre offers a review of mixed migration around the world focusing on key events and policy developments during the ...
    Published: 9 November 2018 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR MENA report – Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update (Q1)

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    UNHCR MENA report – Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update (Q1)
    Published: 16 July 2020 (3 months ago)
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    MMC - A human rights and peace-building approach to migration governance in the Sahel Clingendael, December 2018

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    In recent years, the Sahel region has attracted the attention of European policy makers aiming to prevent Europe-bound irregular migrants from reaching the Libyan coastline. Policies implemented under...
    Published: 8 January 2019 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR - Libya - Niger Situation / Resettlement Update #86

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    As of 11 November 2019, a total of 45,215 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 2,351 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in...
    Published: 13 November 2019 (11 months ago)
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    UNHCR - Libya - Niger Situation / Resettlement Update #85

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    As of 4 November 2019, a total of 44,963 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 2,903 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in ...
    Published: 6 November 2019 (11 months ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 16 October 2020

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    UNHCR Libya Update 16 October 2020 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya Update 9 October 2020

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    UNHCR MENA Research Project: Protection Impacts of Cash-Based Interventions with a Focus on Child Protection

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    UNHCR MENA Research Project: Protection Impacts of Cash-Based Interventions with a Focus on Child Protection
    Published: 11 October 2020 (9 days ago)
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    UNHCR MENA Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update

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    UNHCR MENA Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update
    Published: 5 October 2020 (15 days ago)
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    UNHCR - Libya - Niger Situation / Resettlement Update #86

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    As of 11 November 2019, a total of 45,215 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 2,351 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in...
    Published: 13 November 2019 (11 months ago)
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    UNHCR - Libya - Niger Situation / Resettlement Update #76

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    As of 26 August 2019, a total of 51,118 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,405 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in o...
    Published: 27 August 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Libya/Niger situation: RST statistical update #73

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    As of 5 August 2019, a total of 50,722 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,442 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in on...
    Published: 13 August 2019 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR MENA report – Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update (Q1)

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    UNHCR MENA report – Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update (Q1)
    Published: 16 July 2020 (3 months ago)
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    UNHCR Libya: Who does What Where - 2018

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    UNHCR Libya's operational presence in 2018
    Published: 15 January 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, February 2020

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    Libya continues to be a transit point for departure from North Africa towards Europe. UNHCR's interventions at disembarkation points in Libya focus on the provision of life-saving assistance and prote...
    Published: 2 March 2020 (7 months ago)
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