Tropical Storm Daniel Situation Report #7- FINAL
· The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is reporting the following:
o There are now 4,300 fatalities and 8,500 people are still listed as missing.
o 250,000 people have been affected and 146,000 people have been reached.
o There are 42,000 Internally Displaced Persons.
o 126 healthcare facilities were affected (partially impacted or non-functioning).
o 11,000 buildings have been damaged or destroyed.
o 117 schools have been damaged, destroyed or are inaccessible.
· The Libyan Red Crescent Society (LRCS) remains active in response and recovery activities:
o A total of 450 volunteers have been deployed.
o The LRCS has been providing for the immediate needs of survivors such as clean water, sanitation, cash assistance, and psychosocial support.
o They have supported over 54,000 people.
· Libya requested UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) assistance in the rebuilding of the affected areas.
· On October 9th, a UNESCO delegation arrived in Tripoli. This delegation has the following objectives:
o Determining the needs and measures necessary to support the Ministers of Education, Culture, Higher Education and Research.
o Survey the damage at the site of Cyrene, the ancient city of Ptolemais, the Haua Fteah Cave, and the ancient city of Apollonia.
o Assess the damage to the educational and heritage buildings in Derna.
· One month after Libya floods: Urgent mental health support needed
· Libya: Flood Response Humanitarian Update - 10 October 2023
· UN in Libya Twitter Page
· WHO Libya Twitter Page
· UNESCO Twitter Page
UNOSAT Live Web Map
UN Refugee Agency, Help Libya Website
Center for International Disaster Information, Libya Flooding Website
· UN Crisis Relief, Libya Floods Response
· Center for Disaster Philanthropy, 2023 Libya Floods