Tag Archives | Bani Walid

Cleaning Up Bani Walid

Bani Walid has suffered from many losses in the aftermath of two conflicts in 2011 and 2012. This includes the disappearance of its garbage collection trucks, which has left a particularly noticeable impact. Fawzi Abusta, Director of the Public Services and Hygiene General Company, said that this period saw the “theft of garbage collection trucks […]

US Conducts Precision Strike in Libya

In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike against al-Qa' ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) approximately 50 miles southeast of Bani Walid, Libya, killing one (1) terrorist, on June 13, 2018. AFRICOM is still assessing the results of this strike. The purpose of this operation was […]

US Conducts Precision Strike in Libya

In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), US forces conducted a precision airstrike near Bani Walid, Libya, on June 6, killing four ISIS-Libya militants. At this time, we assess no civilians were killed in this strike. In a statement, the US Africa Command said: "The United States will not relent in its […]

Bani Walid receives Ambulances from SFL

The municipality of Bani Walid, in the west of Libya, has received three intensive care ambulances from the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL), led by the Government of National Accord (GNA) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The Facility is an immediate stabilization initiative which provides quick rehabilitation of critical infrastructure aimed […]

Bani Walid Addresses Involvement of Children in Armed Groups

The Bani Walid Municipality Commits to Address the Involvement of Children in the Armed Groups The local council of Bani Walid has committed to release, rehabilitate and reintegrate children associated with armed groups. Within the framework of UNICEF’s national campaign ‘Together for Children’, launched in April 2015, Bani Walid is the third municipality in Libya […]

UN Appeals for Aid for Sirte

The United Nations and its humanitarian partners in Libya, today, called on the international community and donors to urgently provide US$ 10.7 million to meet the lifesaving action and emergency assistance to 79,400 people located within the Sirte municipality. The situation in Sirt has recently entered a new stage, where military operations against the terrorist […]

Conflict Keeps 279,000 Children Out of School

The United Nations' Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has warned that the Libya conflict is preventing some 279,000 children from attending school across the country. “A total of 558 schools across various regions of Libya (were) classed as nonfunctional, affecting approximately 279,000 school-age children,” OCHA said in a report. Schools had closed […]