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Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, December 2017

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Document Type: Panel de indicadores y hojas informativas , Datos y estadísticas
Document Type: English
Publish Date: 8 January 2018 (3 years ago)
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Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, December 2017

Document Type: Panel de indicadores y hojas informativas , Datos y estadísticas
Document Language: English
Libya continues to be the main 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 protection monitoring, to identify persons in need of international protection, as well as vulnerable individuals. As of 31 December 2017, the Libyan Coast Guard rescued/intercepted a total of 15,358 people in different locations along the Libyan coast. 1,157 individuals were rescued/intercepted in December, 1,214 in November and 615 in October. Since 1 January 2017, Libyan local authorities have recovered 433 bodies of people who perished while attempting to cross the Mediterranean towards Europe. 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 Hamidiyah) and Alkhums.

Partners

  • International Medical Corps
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Sectors

  •  Health
  •  Protection
  •  Emergency Shelter and NFI

Locations

  • Libya
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