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Tropical Storm Daniel Situation Report #7- FINAL

Highlights:

· 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.


Sources:

· 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



Resources


UNOSAT Live Web Map


UN Refugee Agency, Help Libya Website


Center for International Disaster Information, Libya Flooding Website


Monetary Donations:

· UN Crisis Relief, Libya Floods Response

· Center for Disaster Philanthropy, 2023 Libya Floods



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