The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Friday that it had conducted a vital distribution initiative in collaboration with the Libyan Ministry of Social Affairs, fulfilling the needs of 837 individuals by providing essential relief items to Storm Daniel affected and displaced people. 

The IOM thanked the generous support and assistance of US Agency for International Development and Foreign, and the UK Commonwealth and Development Office.

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Libya announced, on Friday, in a report covering the period from October 10 to 17, that more than 43,421 people are still displaced inside the country, including 16,000 in Derna.

The majority of internally displaced people (94%) remain in the municipalities of eastern Libya, while 6% are in the western municipalities, according to the IOM, while based on available reports, 773 immigrants were displaced within eastern municipalities.

The report said 156,000 people were provided with humanitarian assistance, as the UN revealed that of the 231 healthcare facilities assessed, only 17 were fully operational and 168 were partially operational, while 29 hospitals had stopped working.