The Address | Benghazi – Libya
TRIPOLI – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Saturday that 114 refugees left Libya towards Norway and Canada last week.
UNHCR stated via Twitter that “during the first week of December, 3 flights with 114 Eritrean, Sudanese and Syrian refugees left Libya towards Norway and Canada thanks to UNHCR’s resettlement program.”
UNHCR added that Families going to Norway will, at first stage, be hosted at UNHCR’s Emergency Transit Center in Romania and they will continue to Norway at a later stage.
In another tweet, UNHCR stated that support of the European Union’s Regional Development and Protection Program is crucial to make resettlements happen from Libya.
During 1st week of December 3 flights with 114 Eritrean, Sudanese & Syrian #refugees left 🛫 #Libya towards Norway 🇳🇴 & Canada 🇨🇦 thanks to UNHCR's resettlement program. Families going to 🇳🇴 hosted at a first stage @UNHCR's ETC in Romania & will continue to 🇳🇴 at a later stage. pic.twitter.com/e4D1JYJiDo
— UNHCR Libya (@UNHCRLibya) December 8, 2018