The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has started a three-day distribution of emergency supplies to 2,500 displaced Libyans in the capital Tripoli in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The three-day distribution of emergency supplies will benefit the internally displaced Libyans in Hay Andalus area in Tripoli.
The IOM said that the program is being implemented in coordination with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Libya and the municipality.
The Libya office of the United Nations Higher Commission of Refugees has also supported the drive by making available the provision of food baskets, the IOM said.
The International Organization for Migration’s official Twitter handle stated, “The assistance includes hygiene items, blankets, mattresses, kitchen sets, and other needed items to help families cope with the challenges of displacement amid the COVID-19 pandemic”.