IPS: Hulporganisaties worstelen met groeiende vluchtelingenstroom in Libi

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 7, 2011 (IPS) – The international community is ramping up efforts to alleviate the growing humanitarian crisis in Libya, which has affected over 200,000 people since the Muammar Gaddafi regime first began a violent crackdown on opposition forces some three weeks ago.

According to the United Nations’ latest figures, donors have pledged some 22 million dollars of humanitarian aid for the besieged North African country, out of a total 160 million requested Monday by the world body in a ‘flash appeal’ for the next three months.

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Krista Russchen

09 maart 2011