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Refugees in Libya

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Total IDPs in Libya JSON 
301,407
Last updated 31 Jul 2019
Source - IOM 
Total IDP Returnees (2016-2019) JSON 
447,025
Last updated 31 Jul 2019
Source - IOM 
Registered Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Libya * JSON 
45,762
Last updated 30 Nov 2019
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
Syrian Arab Rep. UNHCR 30 Nov 2019
  38.2%
17,482
Sudan UNHCR 30 Nov 2019
  27.4%
12,555
Eritrea UNHCR 30 Nov 2019
  12.4%
5,697
Palestine UNHCR 30 Nov 2019
  10.7%
4,880
Somalia UNHCR 30 Nov 2019
  5.3%
2,410
Iraq UNHCR 30 Nov 2019
  2.9%
1,326
Ethiopia UNHCR 30 Nov 2019
  2.3%
1,058
South Sudan UNHCR 30 Nov 2019
  0.5%
222
Others UNHCR 30 Nov 2019
  0.2%
84
Yemen UNHCR 30 Nov 2019
  0.1%
48


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    UNHCR Libya Update 6 December 2019

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    UNHCR Libya Update 6 December 2019 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet November 2019

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 30 November 2019
    Published: 5 December 2019 (7 days ago)
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, November 2019

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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: 4 December 2019 (8 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 29 November 2019 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 29 November 2019 (13 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 29 November 2019

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    UNHCR Libya Update 22 November 2019 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    UNHCR Libya Update 22 November 2019

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet October 2019

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 October 2019
    Published: 20 November 2019 (22 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 15 November 2019

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    UNHCR Libya Update 6 December 2019

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    UNHCR Libya Update 6 December 2019 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 6 December 2019 (6 days ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet November 2019

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 30 November 2019
    Published: 5 December 2019 (7 days ago)
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, November 2019

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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: 4 December 2019 (8 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 29 November 2019 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 29 November 2019 (13 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 29 November 2019

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    UNHCR Libya Update 22 November 2019 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
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    UNHCR Libya Update 22 November 2019

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 22 November 2019 (20 days ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet October 2019

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 October 2019
    Published: 20 November 2019 (22 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 15 November 2019

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 15 November 2019 (27 days ago)
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, November 2019

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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: 4 December 2019 (8 days ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet October 2019

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 October 2019
    Published: 20 November 2019 (22 days ago)
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, October 2019

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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: 5 November 2019 (1 month ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet September 2019

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 30 September 2019
    Published: 6 October 2019 (2 months ago)
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, September 2019

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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 October 2019 (2 months ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet August 2019

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 August 2019
    Published: 9 September 2019 (3 months ago)
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, August 2019

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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: 3 September 2019 (3 months ago)
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    Libya/Niger situation: RST statistical update #74

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    As of 12 August 2019, a total of 50,821 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,495 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in o...
    Published: 14 August 2019 (3 months ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet July 2019

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 July 2019
    Published: 9 August 2019 (4 months ago)
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, July 2019

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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 August 2019 (4 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 (10 months ago)
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    LIBYA: UNHCR Assistance to Internally Displaced Persons and Returnees in 2017

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    UNHCR assistance to internally displaced persons and returnees in Libya in 2017
    Published: 17 January 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Libya: Reference Map

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    Libya: Reference map with UNHCR offices
    Published: 10 November 2017 (2 years ago)
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  • Libya: UNHCR Assistance to Internally Displaced Persons and Returnees (as of 8 November 2017)

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    UNHCR and partners provide basic assistance to internally displaced persons (IDPs) and returned IDPs in Libya. So far in 2017, 4,792 displaced or returned families received non-food items and another ...
    Published: 8 November 2017 (2 years ago)
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    Libya: Disembarkation points

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    UNHCR through its partner International Medical Corps provides medical services, rescue kits and rehabilitation of WASH facilities at six disembarkation points, in Azzawya, Tripoli (3), Tajoura (Al Ha...
    Published: 27 September 2017 (2 years ago)
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    Libya: Detention centres (September 2017)

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    Libya: Active official detention centres as of 21 September 2017
    Published: 27 September 2017 (2 years ago)
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  • UNHCR Libya: Assistance to internally displaced people (IDP) - January 2016 to March 2017

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    UNHCR and partners provide basic assistance to internally displaced persons (IDP) in Libya. In 2016, 3,998 displaced families received core relief items and another 1,000 families received cash assist...
    Published: 10 April 2017 (2 years ago)
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    Africa - UNHCR Presence

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    UNHCR Presence map
    Published: 3 May 2016 (3 years ago)
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    Middle East and North AFRICA (MENA) - UNHCR Presence

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    UNHCR Presence map
    Published: 6 January 2016 (3 years 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 (2 months 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 (9 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 (11 months 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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    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 (11 months 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 (29 days 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 (1 month ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 6 December 2019

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 6 December 2019 (6 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 6 December 2019 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 6 December 2019 (6 days ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet November 2019

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 30 November 2019
    Published: 5 December 2019 (7 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 29 November 2019 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 29 November 2019 (13 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 29 November 2019

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 29 November 2019 (13 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 22 November 2019 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 22 November 2019 (20 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 22 November 2019

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 22 November 2019 (20 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 15 November 2019

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 15 November 2019 (27 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 15 November 2019 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 15 November 2019 (27 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 (29 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 (29 days 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 (3 months 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 (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 (10 months ago)
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