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Libya - Floods, update (ECHO 21 Sep 2023)
Pubdate: 9/21/2023 11:04:21 AM
  • Following the floods in north-eastern Libya, an accurate assessment of the actual number of fatalities and scale of the damage remains challenging across the affected areas. 
    Urgent needs of displaced people – according to the International Organisation for Migration, IOM is estimated to be around 43, 000 individuals - include flood, drinking water, mental health and psychosocial support.  
  • According to UNOSAT, the flooded area caused by the collapse of two dams in Derna City is approximately 500 ha, with almost 2,217 buildings that have been affected, among them 5 destroyed bridges, 284 educational and 128 health facilities.
  • The EU Civil Protection Mechanism was activated on 12 September, so far 10 EU Member States offered assistance (AT, BE, BG, DE, FI, FR, IT, NL, RO, SK).
  • The Copernicus Emergency Management Service () was activated and eight maps have been produced.

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