Leonardo banner

Libya: relief operations completed in almost all areas affected by floods

A medical source from the Libyan Ambulance and Emergency Service reported this to the Saudi-owned pan-Arab broadcaster "Al Arabiya".


© Agenzia Nova - Reproduction reserved

Rescue operations have ended in most of the areas affected by the floods caused by the passage of the sub-tropical cyclone "Daniel", on the night between 10 and 11 September, in eastern Libya. A medical source from the Libyan Ambulance and Emergency Service reported this to the Saudi-owned pan-Arab broadcaster. "Al Arabiya". Today, according to the website of the Libyan National Unity Government (GUN) “Hakomitna” (“Our Government”), the subcommittees appointed by the Libyan Ministry of Education at the universities of Omar al Mukhtar and Derna distributed aid to families in the affected areas in the municipalities of the Jabal al Akhdar district, in the north-east of the country. Furthermore, electricity would have been restored to the Derna pediatric hospital and the Al Bayada village hospital, while the spraying and sterilization works of the Derna cemetery by the Tripoli Public Service Company continue.

For the Head of the Emergency Department of the Roads and Bridges Authority, Hussein Sweidan, approximately 70 percent of the infrastructure (dams, ports, bridges, roads, entire neighborhoods) in areas affected by recent floods in eastern Libya have been damaged. Furthermore, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), almost 4.000 people died in the floods, the majority of whom died in Derna due to the collapse of two dams upstream of the city, while for the Libyan Red Crescent all appealed to more than 10.000 people.

Read also other news on Nova News
Follow us on the social channels of Nova News on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Telegram

© Agenzia Nova - Reproduction reserved


Latest news

Spain: two intelligence agents arrested for having filtered secret information to the USA

According to sources consulted by "El Pais", one of the agents is already in prison, while the other has been released on charges

Niger: The junta intends to end defense and security agreements with the European Union

The junta also said it was withdrawing the “consent granted for the deployment of an EU military partnership mission” in Niger known as “EUMPM”.

Rome: Ater houses saved from illegal activity and drug dealing, allocations quadrupled but 600 are still empty

This is what sources from the territorial company for public residential construction report to "Agenzia Nova"

Gas bills, down 1,3 percent in November

Spending for the typical family between December 2022 and November 2023 is approximately 1.431 euros and is down by 17,7% compared to the equivalent 12 months of the previous year

Somalia: the lifting of the UN arms embargo poses serious security risks

The decision thus accepts the requests expressed for some time by the Mogadishu government, in a phase of maximum commitment against the jihadist group Al Shabaab

Other news


Venezuela: the consultative referendum raises doubts about the stability of the Esequibo Territory

The government is currently celebrating the "overwhelming" affirmation of the "yes" to the five referendum questions with which to advance claims on the region rich in natural resources disputed by neighboring Guyana

Libya, the Minister of Labor in Nova: "Ready to regularize foreign labor"

The objective is to integrate workers within the country's national economy, going beyond the mere police approach

Iveco wins a tender to supply 140 electric buses in the Netherlands

The new vehicles will expand the existing fleet of electric articulated buses operated by Qbuzz in the Groningen-Drenthe and Utrecht region

Rome: environmentalists block the Rome-Civitavecchia motorway

Some activists were taken to the police offices for checks

Regeni case: four Egyptian secret service agents sent to trial

The hearing has been set for February 20, 2024 in front of the first Assize Court of Rome