Recent floods displaced over 37,000 people in eastern Libya, IDP indicators show

The eastern region has experienced significant internal displacement due to flooding, with over 37,000 individuals affected, the National Committee for Human Rights (NCHRL) said on Saturday, citing general indicators of internal displacement.

As reported by the committee, a total of 32,578 individuals from Derna, 3,480 from Al-Bayda, and 1,700 from Sousse were forced to leave their homes due to the recent floods.



Sources: Serbian coach Micho set to be appointed Libya national team's manager

Media sources reported that the Libyan Football  Federation decided to appoint Serbian coach Milutin Sredojevic, Micho, as manager of the national team.

Micho, who is 54 years old, has extensive experience in African countries for more than twenty years, as he has coached several clubs, including (Ugandan Villa, Ethiopian St. George, Sudanese Al Hilal, and Egyptian Al Zamalek), in addition to call coaching several national teams, such as Rwanda and Zambia.


Libya among countries with highest water intake

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.


Education Ministry says operating budget for schools has reached 85 million dinars

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. 


Authorities detect "numerous medical violations" in Sabha

The Food and Drug Control Centre has reported numerous medical violations at several health facilities in Sabha, south of Libya.

The surveillance team found that expired medicines were being stocked within health facilities. Additionally, the Sabha Educational Centre for Fertility and Assisted Reproduction was found to have breached medical standards, as well as a newly established health centre.

Legal procedures have already been initiated against the violators, who have been notified of the technical violations, the centre confirmed.


Dr. Mohamed Al-Mashay and the GECOL Blue Army: A Self-Reliant Force in Libya's Time of Crisis

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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Three new dams will be built in Derna

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