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Displaced population tracked by DTM in Libya
Latest IDP estimates (conflict) from IDMC
197,398
In Libya, IDMC GRID Dec 2017
Total population in Libya
As of 2015 World Bank
Region
Middle East and North Africa

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  • Administrative division with available number of displaced persons
  • Site assessed by DTM

As of 15 October, IDPs from Sabratah returned to their town except five families whose houses were burnt. Their needs are foods, NFIs and house repairs.

In Sabratha, clashes were reported as of 15 September, resulting in the displacement of 3,100 households (15,135 individuals) to Surman, Janoub Azzawia, South Sabratha, Al Ajaylat and Aljamil. The main reported need is food.

.صبراتة: في يوم 15 سبتمبر، اندلعت اشتباكات بصبراته أدت إلى نزوح 31،00 أسرة (15،135 فردا) إلى جنوب البلدية و بلديات أخرى مثل صرمان، جنوب الزاوية،العجيلات و الجميل

In Sabratha, clashes were reported as of 15 September, resulting in the dispalcement of 3,027 households to Surman, Janoub Azzawia, South Sabratha and Aljamil. On 8 September, five families were reportedly returning to Sidi Assayeh from Tripoli and Tarhuna.

Clashes on the 14th of August between households in Jinan Attiyah muhalla resulted in the displacement of 25 to 30 families to Al nassr and Al jadidah muhallas. On the 20th of August 102 migrants arrived in Alkhums from Zliten baladiya with their intended destination being Italy.

 .في بنغازي تستمر الاشتباكات في محلة اخريبيش بين الجيش والجماعات المسلحة من يوم 15 اغسطس 

  .في درنة: يوم 09 اغسطس، وضع الجيش الوطني الليبي قيودا على التنقل حول درنة

In July and August 2017 DTM Libya interviewed 1,258 key informants across 100 Baladiyas and 657 Muhallas. A total of 204,458 IDPs were identified.

An air strike was reported in Suk al Ahad on 3 August leading to the death of 2 people and the injury of 8. As of the 23 July IDPs from Sabri were allowed to return to the area to examine their properties.

From May to June 2017 DTM Libya interviewed 1,198 key informants across 100 Baladiyas and 657 Muhallas. A total of 226,164 IDPs were identified.

From May to June 2017 DTM Libya interviewed 1,198 key informants across 100 Baladiyas and 657 Muhallas. A total of 226,164 IDPs were identified. The threat of violence from conflict and the presence of armed groups was the main driver of displacement for 93% of the displaced population. 

In July and August 2017 DTM Libya interviewed 1,301 key informants across 100 Baladiyas and 657 Muhallas. A total of 217,022 IDPs were identified.

In Garabolli, clashes on 9 July led to the displacement of approximately 250 households to multiple baladiyas including Tajoura, Tarhuna, Qasr Akhyar and Bani Waleed. As of 10 July, 75,000 individuals were reported to have returned to Sirt.

In Garabolli, 112 migrants were reportedly found in a truck on the week of 15 June 2017 and six migrants were reported to have been kidnapped and assaulted on the road between Sebha and Ashshwayrif.

From April to May 2017 DTM Libya interviewed 914 key informants across 100 Baladiyas and 657 Muhallas. A total of 240,188 IDPs were identified.

From April to May 2017 DTM Libya interviewed 914 key informants across 100 Baladiyas and 657 Muhallas. A total of 240,188 IDPs were identified.

In Sabratha, clashes between the Libyan Coast Guard and migrant smugglers were reported on 11 of June, which led to the death of one migrant and the injury of two others. In Azzawaya, Conflict between two families in Azzawya on 3 June led to the death of 8 people and the injury of 17.

An outbreak of armed conflict in Abusliem was reported on 26 May leading to the displacement of several families. Damage was also sustained by several residences. 15 households were reportedly displaced from Abusliem to Tarhuna.

DTM identified 265,615 IDPs and 227,866 returnees in Libya in March 2017. This represents a decrease of IDPs and increase in returnees from the previous round, mainly due to the return of a large number of IDPs to Sirte during the time of data collection.

Displacement events were recorded in Tripoli, Al Ajaylat, Benghazi, Ashshwayrif and Sebha. 

Clashes around Tamnhnt airport base began in early April 2017 and have been ongoing until the time of publication. DTM conducted a rapid assessment in the affected areas to determine the impact of the clashes on populations residing in the area.

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