External Situation Report on WFP’s Flood Response in Libya 3, 29 September 2023 – Libya



  • Two weeks after the flood disaster, WFP has reached more than 21,500 flood-affected people in 11 districts, providing them with emergency food support so far, despite the volatile situation on the ground.

  • According to preliminary results of a rapid remote assessment conducted by WFP in three municipalities, the households interviewed have limited ability to access food due to market disruption.

Update status

The situation in northeastern Libya remains fragile following the catastrophic floods of September 10, with the death toll exceeding 4,200, according to the World Health Organization and more than 40,000 still displaced, according to the International Organization for Migration. There is still a need for food, water, shelter, health care and logistical support for flood survivors, displaced persons and displaced persons.

WFP response

Two weeks after devastating floods in northeastern Libya, the World Food Program (WFP) has assisted more than 21,500 affected people with more than 131 metric tons of food, through its local partners, the Libyan Humanitarian Affairs and Relief Agency (LibAid) and the Asaria Movement, to help them meet their needs. Urgent. needs. Each affected family receives a food parcel containing rice, pasta, wheat flour, beans, sugar, tomato paste, fortified vegetable oil, as well as high-energy biscuits to cover their immediate food needs for 15 days.

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