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OCHA Libya l Humanitarian Bulletin (August 2020)

Highlights:

 Steep upward trend in COVID-19 cases continues with 14,624 confirmed cases and 242 deaths as of 31 August 2020.
 Protests increasing across the country against deteriorating living conditions, water and power cuts and corruption.
 45 migrants and refugees die in worst shipwreck incident this year – almost 8,000 people have been intercepted at sea and returned to Libya in 2020.
 Humanitarian access, while improved in July/August, remains a persistent challenge.

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Original Publication Date: 
15 Sep 2020
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Location(s): 
Libya
Theme(s): 
Inter-Cluster Coordination