Having arrived in Libya 17 years ago, Osman has provided shelter and support to more than 200 refugees as part of UNHCR scheme to assist the most vulnerable
UNHCR announced today, Thursday, 30 January, that it is suspending its operational work at the Gathering and Departure Facility, fearing for the safety and protection of people at the facility, its staff and partners amid worsening conflict in Tripoli, Libya.
With refugee and migrant children in Libya in desperate need of psychological support, UNHCR is doing what it can to help despite a volatile situation.
UNHCR is deeply saddened by the deaths of two Eritrean asylum-seekers, who are reported to have been shot inside their accommodation in Libya.
News comment by UNHCR’s Chief of Mission for Libya, Jean-Paul Cavalieri, about shelling close to Gathering and Departure Facility in Tripoli
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply concerned for the safety of refugees and asylum seekers at the Gathering and Departure Facility (GDF) in Tripoli
Asylum-seekers flown from detention in Libya to safety in Rwanda, like Mohamed, call home to reassure relatives who feared the worst.
UNHCR expands help to refugees in urban areas in Libya, reassesses role of Gathering and Departure Facility
UNHCR announced today that it is increasing its support to refugees and asylum seekers in urban areas of Libya and reassessing the role of the GDF.
More than 100 vulnerable refugees have arrived in Rwanda from Libya on a humanitarian evacuation flight organized by UNHCR.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency today relocated 54 vulnerable refugees from the Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) and urban areas in Niger to Italy.
At around 11:20pm last night, a group of some 123 vulnerable refugees arrived at Kigali International Airport, the second evacuation flight to Rwanda from Libya.