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OCHA Libya | Flash update on floods in Ghat, south east Libya (28 May - 11 June)

 Highlights 

· Water flood levels dropped and the weather in Ghat municipality has
cleared.  

· Over
20,000 persons have been affected and about 4,250 are currently displaced; of
those, 1,200 are hosted in five collective shelters habilitated by the
authorities. 

· Four
people died, including three children, and about 30 suffered minor injuries. 

· Major
risk of diseases outbreaks including acute watery diarrhea due to water contamination. 

· Needs
priorities are shifting from household level lifesaving to community level
basic service needs.  

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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
11 Jun 2019
Document type: 
Situation Report