The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) mission in Libya, Yan Farid, presented a detailed briefing to the Presidential Council (PC) on Tuesday regarding the committee's efforts in the hard-hit Derna, where flash floods two weeks ago destroyed 25 per cent of the port city.
The ICRC head met with Musa Al-Koni, a member of the Presidential Council, at the PC's headquarters in Tripoli.
The second annual Libyan Banking Conference on Compliance kicked off in the Capital, Tripoli, on Monday under the supervision of Libya's Central Bank (CBL) and in cooperation with the Arab Banking Corporation "Bank ABC."
The conference featured a host of officials working in the banking sector, including directors of the CBL departments and representatives of the Arab Banking Corporation from Bahrain, the United Kingdom, Tunisia, and Libya, besides officials from the Libyan commercial banks, sovereign investment funds, and electronic payment companies.
Abu Salim team bagged an important win against Ugandan KCCA FC 3-1 in the first leg of the round of 32 of the CAF African Confederation Cup in Tunisia on Sunday.
Abu Salim scored two goals within seven minutes of the first half of the match, as Al-Muatasem Bushnaf opened the score in the 26th minute, and seven minutes later Abdel Moneim Okasha scored the second. Afterwards, Hossam Al-Abani made it 3-0 at the start of the second half, before KCCA FC reduced the deficit in the 75th minute.
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 Regional Director of the World Health Organization, Ahmed Al-Mandhari, appealed to supporters and partners to provide the necessary financial resources to deal with the areas affected by the floods in Al-Jabal Al-Akhdar, especially in Derna, pointing out that they were unable to obtain sufficient support and appropriate funding to help about 250,000 people in those areas despite the urgent call for relief response.
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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The spokesman for Haftar’s forces Ahmed Al-Mismari has announced that the number of victims of Storm Daniel in Derna reached 4,029.
Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah received on Monday the UN Envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, to discuss the coordination of international efforts to address the situat
The Head of the High Council of State (HCS), Mohamed Takala, received on Monday the Italian Ambassador to Libya, Gianluca Alberini.
The Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Mabrouka Toghi, has received Ambassador Ibrahim Ahmed of Sudan at her office in Tripoli.
The French ambassador to Libya, Mustafa Mihraje, has confirmed that the French field hospital in Derna received 567 injured and sick people, including 340 men, 227 women,
The Kuwait Red Crescent has sent a plane to Libya carrying ten tons of relief and medical aid and an ambulance, to help those affected by the floods in the eastern region
Mohamed Takala, Head of the High Council of State (HCS), said that Libya's flood disaster is beyond the country’s capabilities during a meeting with the Chargé d'Affaires
The Qatari Embassy in Libya announced on Sunday that they would continue the humanitarian air bridge to assist the flood-affected areas in eastern Libya.
Studies resumed on Sunday after being suspended on September 14, due to "the tragic circumstances", which some eastern cities are going through.
Libyan Airlines announced the arrival of the 5A-LAK A320 aircraft to Mitiga Airport in Tripoli coming from Tunisia after carrying out the necessary maintenance.