UNDP And UNICEF: More Than Half Million In Libya In Need Of Humanitarian Assistance.

Tripoli, The UN Development Programme and UNICEF have announced that they were uniting efforts to kick off a program of recovery, stability and an economic and social development, to make it easier to access basic services in Libya. A statement issued by the two UN organisations said the 50 million Euros program funded by the European Union is designed to offer support to 24 municipalities across the country, to improve accessibility to health, education, water, sanitation and social services. The organisations said they seek to work on national level to utilize the decision-making process and capacity building with local partners. The statement said a total of 570500 were in need of humanitarian assistance, and that the crisis in Libya has affected 267000 pupils and 488 schools of which 4 had been destroyed, while migrant children had no access to education. The recovery, stability, and economic and social development program, designed by the European Commission and Italy, aims to improve basic services to the communities in those municipalities.

Source: Libya News Agency