Libya’s chief prosecutor said Monday he ordered the detention of eight current and former officials pending his investigation into the collapse of two dams earlier this month, a disaster that sent a wall of water several meters high through the center of the city of Derna and left thousands of people dead.
UN Special Envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, met in Benghazi yesterday with several families who have been displaced by floods that swept parts of the country’s eastern region earlier this month.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reported that the number of displaced children in eastern Libya as a result of the floods that accompanied Storm Daniel exceeded 17,000 children.
At least 64 Palestinians were killed, with 10 others still missing, in the deadly floods that hit eastern Libya, the Palestinian Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.
A Chinese cargo plane filled with relief supplies has landed in Benghazi’s Benina Airport today amid ongoing international efforts to help victims of deadly floods that swept parts of Libya’s eastern region.
The spokesman for the Libyan government’s Crisis and Emergency Committee, Muhammad Al-Jareh, announced during a press conference in Benghazi that the death toll from the Derna flood had risen to 3,845 people.
The Head of the Presidential Council, Mohamed Menfi, said that the flood disaster that struck eastern Libya is greater than the capabilities of the country, which has been exhausted by external interference and political division.
A government official from the interim government based in Benghazi stated today that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has deployed…
Libyan Minister of Health Othman Abdeljalil stated in a recent interview that the coastal city of Derna and other flood-affected…
Benghazi, Libya – On Wednesday, General Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army, met with an Italian government delegation…