Authorities in Ghat have started to evacuate homes near valleys and lowland areas in anticipation of any flash floods as weather forecasts predicted heavy rains starting from Sunday.
On Saturday, the Mayor of Ghat, Ibrahim Al-Khalil, noted some increase in wind speed and rain but assured that the situation is currently favourable and does not represent any concern.
In response to the impending situation, local authorities have formed a 24-hour emergency room comprising the Libyan Red Crescent, the Public Services Company, the Electricity Company, the Municipal Guard, and the Citizen Service Office.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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