Humanitarian Health Action

WHO delivers life-saving medicine to Libya

10 March 2015, Tunis – WHO has delivered critical medicine and medical supplies to Libya, where more than 400 000 people have been displaced due to conflict. The shipment includes emergency medicines and supplies donated by the Government of Italy, as well as essential medicines and supplies purchased under the Central Emergency Response Fund. It is estimated that 2.5 million people in Libya are currently in need of humanitarian assistance, including 1.5 million migrant workers and 37 9000 refugees and asylum seekers.