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2 March 2011According to new estimates, up to 147,000 people have now fled Libya to Egypt, Tunisia and Niger. More than 25,000 people have reportedly crossed from Libya into Tunisia over the past two days, but thousands of people remain stuck on the Libyan side of the border, not allowed to cross and stranded without...
1 March 2011The situation in western Libya, which is still controlled by the Government, remains tense. The Libyan Government continues to have a strong grip on the capital Tripoli. Several cities, including Tripoli, have become the theatre of confrontations, as tribes have joined the uprising. At this time,...
17 February 2011Humanitarian actors are working to reach Somalia's drought-affected south-central regions, which are difficult to access or controlled by opposition groups. 41,000 people have been displaced due to drought since last December. More on Somalia >>
4 February 2011"The world must not forget Somalia. Behind every statistic, there is a human face", ERC Amos said after making her first official visit to the country to assess the effects of ongoing internal conflict and severe water shortages on 2.4 million people. Read more >> More on Somalia...