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UN calls for evacuation of Libyan refugees amid ‘dire’ conditions

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Thousands of people at risk from militias, dwindling food and water and sicknessThousands of refugees held in Libyan detention centres are at risk because of the deteriorating security situation in and around Tripoli, according to an internal UN document seen by the Guardian.The UNHCR and International Organization for Migration document, entitled Libya Detention Update 29th May, 2019, said 3,919 of the 5,378 people held in the centres were “persons of concern” due to particular vulnerabilities. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/31/un-calls-for-evacuation-of-libyan-refugees-amid-dire-conditions

Author : Diane Taylor

Publish date : 2019-05-31 11:58:51

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