Tag Archives | Red Cross

U allocates Emergency Aid to Vulnerable Families

The European Union (EU) has announced an immediate aid of €100,000 to Libyan vulnerable families who were forced to leave their homes due to the armed conflict in Libya. This European financial support will help the Libyan Red Cross provide urgent aid to the 2500 most vulnerable people who have been temporarily accommodated in schools […]

Red Crescent scales-up Psycho-Social Support

Red Crescent scales-up psycho social support to vulnerable populations In the framework of a European Union funded project for support to protection of vulnerable groups, internally displaced people in Libya will receive psychosocial support from Red Crescent volunteers to tackle the distress, loss and grief they have suffered from the on-going violence and conflict that […]

Gender Based Violence (GBV) Multi-sectoral Coordination

UNFPA, United Nation Fund for Population, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and IFRC, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, have jointly organized a training on “Gender Based Violence Multi-Sectoral Coordination in Libya” during the period 14th to 18th of May 2017. The overall objective of the training is to raise awareness of […]

EU Supports Training for Libyan Red Crescent Society

Volunteers and staff of the Libyan Red Crescent Society participated in two recent training workshops in Tunis by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, with the support of the European Union. The trainings focused on mental health, psycho-social rehabilitation, socio-economic integration for vulnerable and at-risk groups in Libya (protection) and support […]

Libyans Struggle to Survive

From ICRC. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya: Struggle to Survive as Services Collapse With no end in sight to the fighting in Libya, people are losing hope of ever returning to normal life. Many regions face regular power cuts, water cuts […]

ICRC, Red Crescent Deliver Urgent Medical Aid

Urgently needed medical supplies today reached Al-Zahra Hospital in Warshefana, on the outskirts of Tripoli, in an operation carried out by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in cooperation with the Libyan Red Crescent. Fighting in Warshefana has been under way for several weeks, leaving many people dead or injured and disrupting health […]

Helping Libyans Resume Normal Life

Despite the unstable environment, Libyans are striving to resume normal life. The ICRC and the Libyan Red Crescent continue to provide urgent aid as needed, to promote detainee welfare and to improve water management. "Clashes have occasionally been flaring up in tense parts of the country, sometimes resulting in the displacement of thousands of people […]