The United Nations Secretary General’s report revealed a new wave of displacement of people from Tripoli, Tarhuna and Sirte, the UN mission estimated with about 30,000 people forced to flee their homes due to recent military developments before the stop the fire.
The report, issued Aug. 25, monitored areas that are home to the largest groups of newly displaced people, including Benghazi, where 6,550 people have sought refuge, Ajdabiya, to which 6,500 people fled, and Bani Walid. , which housed 4,750 people.
The UN report added that the majority of the internally displaced were with relatives and host families, or in collective shelters set up by local authorities, noting that the UN agencies and their partners provided some 34,000 people with food, hygiene supplies and other non-food items.
Last August, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya estimated the number of people displaced within Libya at more than 268,000, of whom 120,000 had been displaced since the start of the “capital war” in April 2019. .
Last May, the spokesman for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Andrej Mahecz, announced the provision of cleaning and relief materials to some 20,000 internally displaced persons in Benghazi, in addition to supporting 1,600 refugees and 700 immigrants. in detention centers in Libya, in addition to 1,500 Libyan civilians in various regions.