Libya: Working to Improve National Systems for Supplies and Services despite Years of Crisis

Publication Date: January 2019

Publisher: UNFPA

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Protracted armed conflict and political instability in Libya have affected millions of people across the country since conflict erupted in 2014. Ongoing conflict has weakened Libya’s national health system and left more than a million people in need of humanitarian assistance. UNFPA has worked closely with partners including the Libyan Red Crescent, the Libyan Midwifery Association (a local non-governmental organization) and national and local authorities to meet needs for sexual and reproductive health services and gender-based violence (GBV) protection.

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