EU provides €6 million in humanitarian support for Libya

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

BRUSSELS – The European Union’s Commission for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management announced today that it provide Libya with 6 million euros in humanitarian aid for 2019.

“The EU stands by the Libyan people who have suffered years of conflict and instability. Our new humanitarian assistance will provide access to food, clean water, education in emergencies and basic health care for Libyans most in need,” says Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management.

The EU is currently implementing 23 projects worth €70 million in bilateral support to Libya to promote governance, health, civil society and socio-economic development while €318 million have been mobilized under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa for protecting migrants, refugees and internally displaced people in Libya and supporting local communities to cope with the migration challenge.