Libya

September 25, 2023

Libyan volunteers in Tripoli deliver outfits to flood-hit Derna

Volunteers work at a women's training and development centre in Tripoli, contributing to relief efforts supporting affected people in eastern Libya following a deadly flood, by manufacturing, clothing, uniforms, and shrouds
September 25, 2023

Libya flood: Cook Salah Khalil alongside volunteers prepare meals for the displaced

"We need to help our people in this catastrophe. This is not a matter of launching an initiative, it's a matter of giving a hand, we must remain immersed in what happened especially that I am from this beautiful city [Derna]." Salah Khalil, Libyan cook
September 24, 2023

UNGA: Burkina Faso warns against Libya scenario in Niger, slams “international hypocrisy”

In a lengthy speech delivered in a vehement tone, Burkina Faso's Minister of State addressed the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Sep. 23. ECOWAS, the A.U., and the UN must become “true organizations of peoples instead of structures used by a minority,” he said.
September 23, 2023

Libya: eastern authorities announce reconstruction conference in Derna

Libya's flood-devastated port city of Derna will host an international conference on Oct. 10 to aid reconstruction efforts, authorities in the east of the divided country said Friday (Sep. 22). The spokesperson for the Libyan national army leader also reacted to protests organized in Derna.
September 23, 2023

Libya: foundations of UNESCO-listed site of Cyrene inundated after deadly floods

The immediate damage to the monuments of Cyrene (Shahhat), which include the 2nd century AD Temple of Zeus, bigger than the Parthenon in Athens, is relatively minor but the water circulating around their foundations threatens future collapses, the head of the French archaeological mission in Libya
September 22, 2023

Survivors in the Libyan city of Derna struggle to find basic necessities

While many of the coastal city's residents fled the country, others have stayed to help in the search operations, but with very limited resour
September 22, 2023

Libya: Residents of Derna Blame Govt for Flood Disaster

[VOA] Istanbul & Derna, Libya -- When protests whirled by his home early this week, Khalid Alkowash, 42, a local government worker in Derna, Libya was concerned but not surprised.
September 21, 2023

Libya flood survivors endure unbearable wait for missing relatives

More than a week after a tsunami-scale flash flood ripped through the coastal city of Derna, razing entire neighbourhoods, Mahmud Erqiq is still waiting to learn the fate of his missing relatives.
September 20, 2023

Libya: Protesters Burn Derna Mayor's Home as Flooding Death Toll Soars

[allAfrica] Harare -- The residence of the mayor of Libyan city Derna, has been set alight as hundreds of protesters sought an explanation for the disastrous flood that occurred last week, BBC reports.
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