Libya: Displacement Mobility Tracking – Event Tracker Update (1 – 28 February, 2019) [EN/AR]


In February, an estimated 330 migrants arrived in Abusliem from neighbouring municipalities. This included new migrants looking for work and some returning to resume jobs they held prior to the deterioration of the security situation in September 2018.

Ain Zara

An estimated 350 migrants arrived in Ain Zara in February, and while some were transiting onwards to other destinations, several were also reported to be looking for work opportunities locally.


An estimated 950 migrants were reported to have arrived in Ashshwayrif, from southern Libya, planning to continue their journey to other destinations.


An estimated 690 migrants arrived in Benghazi during February looking for job opportunities.


As the security situation reportedly remained stable, previously displaced persons continued to return. In February, at least 375 IDPs were reported to have returned to Derna, and their reported needs included food, NFIs, medicines, and protection.

Source: International Organization for Migration