Help 200,000+ people fleeing violence in Libya

 
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Help 200,000+ people fleeing violence in Libya

Help 200,000+ people fleeing violence in Libya
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Refugee fleeing Libya in Ra's Ajdir, Tunisia.

Refugee fleeing Libya in Ra's Ajdir, Tunisia.
Nearly two hundred thousand people are fleeing Libya to the borders of Tunisia and Egypt. Photo (c) Alexis Duclos/UNHCR (view small | med | large | orig)

Family Crossing Libya-Tunisia Border

Family Crossing Libya-Tunisia Border
More than 55,000 persons have been registered since February 19th. UNHCR is working with authorities to prepare a camp at the border. Photo (c) Alexis Duclos/UNHCR. (view small | med | large | orig)

UNHCR Aid Truck Arriving in Egypt

UNHCR Aid Truck Arriving in Egypt
On March 6th, UNHCR brought in five thousand blankets for the people stuck at the Saloum border. (view small | med | large | orig)

15,000 Bangladeshis await evacuation

15,000 Bangladeshis await evacuation
At UNHCR's camp at Tunisia's border with Libya, Bangladeshis are awaiting flights back home. Some have been waiting over 7 days. (view small | med | large | orig)

Tents arrive via a UN flight into Tunisia.

Tents arrive via a UN flight into Tunisia.
Tents and other supplies are being trucked east towards the border with Libya to cater for the tens of thousands of refugees pouring across the border. (view small | med | large | orig)

UNHCR and Tunisian volunteers carry tents

UNHCR and Tunisian volunteers carry tents
UNHCR and Tunisian volunteers carry tents for a camp near Ras Ajdir, Tunisia, near the Libyan border. (view small | med | large | orig)

Tents for thousands at the border

Tents for thousands at the border
The UN refugee agency is putting up hundreds of tents for people stuck at the Tunisian border after fleeing from Libya but still many refugees are without shelter. (view small | med | large | orig)

Libyan flags fluttter from a mosque in Tripoli

Libyan flags fluttter from a mosque in Tripoli
Photo from Progress Report 'Refugees struggle to get by in Tripoli' (view small | med | large | orig)

A heavily damaged home in the town of Sirte.

A heavily damaged home in the town of Sirte.
Photo from Progress Report 'Displaced Libyans return to rebuild homes' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Lauren Meling

Washington, DC United States

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