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Prosperous society
“Never in my life did I think I would work for an Emergency Unit. But when fighting reached Bani Walid, I started volunteering to help those injured on the frontline.” Osama Majdoub Hamed Alghazali, 39 years old, is the manager of the Emergency Unit at Bani Walid General Hospital. Prior to this role, he worked...
In 2016, 32-year-old Sadio left his wife and two children in Mali, his home country, and walked across the desert until he reached Bani Walid, where he lived for some time. Then he moved to Tripoli, and finally settled in Al Maya, where today he works for a cleaning company. Sadio tells us that, although...
Al Kufra, in the southeast of Libya, is home to over 45,000 people, with many facing limited access to essential services such as primary healthcare, clean water and sanitation. Thirteen-year-old Amal from Al Kufra is affected by type 1 diabetes, a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little to no insulin, leaving her dependent...
UNDP supports public institutions, local governments, civil society, and communities in Libya to achieve stabilization, resilience and recovery, and contribute to shaping the conditions for peace and social cohesion in the country with support from various international partners. Since 2017, UNDP has partnered with the European Union (EU) to accompany public institutions, local governments, civil...
When Heba Mohmoud was notified about being selected for a training on humanitarian principles and right to health, offered by the INGO ACTED in partnership with the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), she repeatedly asked: “Do they know that I am blind?”. Born with a disease that caused her to lose her eyesight at...
Located in the center of Bani Walid city, the Al-Jala school was established in 1973 and is considered to be one of the key educational facilities in the area, serving over 500 students. However, due to lack of resources, the school had not been renovated in decades, creating an unsafe environment for teachers and students....
In a time when the precarious situation of the health facilities in Libya has been further exacerbated by high rates of Covid-19 cases, awareness and practice on how to prevent patients and health workers from being affected by infections (referred to as “Infection Prevention and Control – IPC”) has become more crucial than ever. “Infection...