The European Union has provided relief teams in Derna with ground-penetrating radars to search for any victims who may still be buried under the rubble.
The EU mission in Libya said the Criminal Investigation Department is on the ground, working as part of the national response efforts.
"Thanks to the ground-penetrating radars provided by the European Union, the teams showed immediate operational readiness to help search for victims," the statement read.
The Minister of Economy and Trade Mohammed Al-Huweij launched Tuesday an initiative to house families who survived the floods that swept away parts of the city of Derna and its surrounding areas on September 10 and 11, directing the opening of a bank account for the initiative.
The member of the Executive Office of the Libyan Football Federation, Adel Al-Ojali, confirmed that the Libyan Premier Football League will begin its fixtures next November, with a two-group system.
This confirmation came in media statements by Al-Ojali who was responding to what he described as rumors by media figures who “did not want good for Libyan football,” stressing that the delay in the start of the league was due to several reasons, including the country’s preoccupation with the flood disaster in the eastern region that delayed the qualification results of clubs.
Libya has the highest rate of water consumption in the Arab region and the world, estimated at 2,392 litres per capita per day, a recent UN publication reveals.
According to the bulletin, Libya consumes more than 80% of its renewable water resources despite being one of the most threatened countries in the world by water stress.
"Libya uses three times the average per capita consumption in the Arab world," the circular states.
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education, Masouda Al-Aswad, said that the operating budget of educational institutions for the new academic year amounted to about 85 million dinars.
Masouda told the government's media platform Hakomitna that the distribution was according to the number of students in each area, indicating that 80% of the schools fulfilled the data and were ready to spend their budget, and that the schools located in 45 areas out of 90 had bank accounts that received their checks.
The World Health Organization office in Libya on Monday
delivered medical aid to the Omar Al-Mukhtar Health Centre in Derna, which was hit by the floods.
The head of the WHO mission, Ahmed Zuwaiten toured the centre During the handover process, the WHO team and its head of mission in Libya toured the centre's departments.
During the handover process, Ahmed Zuwaiten, the head of the WHO mission in Libya, visited the health centre and toured its various departments.
In an era where crisis response often relies on external aid, Dr. Mohamed Al-Mashay and the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL), known as the "Blue Army," are setting a new standard for self-reliance and efficiency. This article shines a spotlight on Dr. Mohamed Al-Mashay's leadership and the tireless efforts of the Blue Army, particularly in the eastern city of Derna, which has been devastated by conflict and natural disasters.
The Crisis: Unprecedented Flooding in Eastern Libya
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