The Address | Benghazi – Libya
A delegation from the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) visited Derna city to assess the humanitarian needs of the city and damage that accrued in it during the war launched by the Libyan National Army against the defeated Shura Council of Mujahideen in Derna.
During the visits, the UNSMIL delegation met with the mayor of Derna Municipality, the city tribal leaders, and sector officials. After the meeting, the delegation toured the city and visited some of the damaged schools, Al-Huraish Hospital Health Complex, and Al-Sahaba Mosque.
UNSMIL delegation included a representative of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, a representative of UNICEF, and a representative of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs of the United Nations.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) has announced the liberation of Derna from extremist groups last year. The security services also completed security arrangements last week to secure the city.
Since 2011, Derna was under the control of several extremist groups such as the Islamic State Organization (ISIS), the Shura Council of Mujahideen in Derna (DMSC)., the Shura Council of Islamic Youth, and other extremist groups