UNICEF: 1.5 million affected by warfare in Tripoli

UNICEF: 1.5 million affected by warfare in Tripoli

April 22, 2019 - 11:41
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that some 1.5 million people, including children, have been affected by the war waged by Hafter on Tripoli.

In its report, the UNICEF disclosed that around 227 people have been killed and more than 1,100 wounded in the recent war on Tripoli, in addition to more than 32 thousand people who were displaced from their homes.

The report also referred to other crises inflicted by the war, including power outages, disruption of water supply, and high food prices.

UNICEF announced the establishment of 17 collective centres by the Crisis Committee of Tripoli for receiving the displaced families.

The suspension of schools in conflict areas has affected more than 120,000 children, according to the UNICEF.