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Mr. Ali Mortada and his colleagues from the General Company for Cleaning Services are disinfecting an office in Ghat. photo: ©Omar Saleh When the threat of the Coronavirus outbreak arose in Libya, authorities took a set of decisions to tackle it in all regions and cities of the country. They included disinfection campaigns of public...
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“The community of Al Maamoura was facing a very poor economic and health situation even before the COVID-19 pandemic. Now it has become even worse,” states Dr. Hussam Elaribi, a 31-year-old doctor from the Village Hospital of Al Maamoura. Al Maamoura is among the areas in Western Libya most affected by the conflict. “While COVID-19...
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Fadwa is a 26-year-old woman from Al Bayda, the fourth largest city in Libya, located in the northeast. In December 2020 she gave birth to her first children, twins Yassin and Ahmad. During pregnancy, Fadwa endured health complications that caused her emergency hospitalization at the Althawra Hospital, the public secondary-level hospital in the area, a...
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When intense clashes erupted in Murzuq in 2019, 39-year-old Wardkoo, his wife Harday and their 5-year-old daughter Sukka, had no choice but to leave their family-run photocopy center and move 100 km east, to the small city of Umm al-Aranib.
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On January 27th, 2021, a large truck lost control on the coastal road of Sabratha, crashed into four cars and killed five people. Witnesses tried to reach out for help, but with no Emergency Center nearby to answer respond on time. The 17 February Health Care Center, previously known as Tellil Health Care Center, is...
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Benghazi is the second-most populous city in Libya, with an estimated population of 632,937 in 2019. It is also the largest city in the east of the country. The Benghazi Children Hospital is a health facility with infrastructural weaknesses, including obsolete installations and a serious lack of medical equipment and supplies. As a consequence, it...
Helpcode and ODP meet with social leaders in Tahala
Imagine living in a very remote place with no hospitals close by, no first aid, not enough doctors, and having to wait for weeks at a time to have a health check. Imagine a father who must travel more than 390 km during the night just to procure an X-ray for his son’s fractured hand....
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