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UNHCR supported over 90,000 IDPs in Libya in 2018

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

LIBYA – UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) supported more than 90,900 internally displaced persons (IDPs) and returnees from Jan to Feb 2018, UNHCR announced.

Throughout the year, UNHCR and its partner LibAid distributed non-food items, such as blankets, kitchen sets and hygiene kits, to more than 68,240 IDPs and returnees in over 14 cities, including Tripoli, Benghazi, Sirt, Misrata, Sabha and Ubari, the UN refuge agency said.

In addition, UNHCR and its partners ACTED and DRC provided multipurpose cash assistance to over 22,650 individuals, who used the funds to cover basic needs, including food, hygiene items, and other necessities, according to UNHCR.

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