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UNSMIL launches Humanitarian Response Plan in Libya

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLI – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNMSIL) announced on Tuesday the launch of its Humanitarian Response Plan in Libya in cooperation with the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord.

The Humanitarian Response Plan prioritizes humanitarian access in the southern region. It targets 552,000 people, most of whom are migrants, with 179,000 migrants targeted. The Humanitarian Response Plan also targets 130,ooo families hosting the displaced while 73,ooo internally displaced people targeted.

The funding requirement for the plan is 202 million dollars. 62 percent of the funding ($126 million) will be used to provide humanitarian aid to Libyans; the host families, internally displaced people and the returnees. 38 percent of the funding ($76 million) will be used to provide humanitarian aid to migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

According to UNSMIL, HRP focuses on supporting some of the most vulnerable groups in Libya, particularly those who were affected by armed conflict, people who are socio-economically disadvantaged, or foreign national who face discrimination.

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