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Refugees in Libya

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Total IDPs in Libya JSON 
223,949
Last updated 30 Apr 2021
Source - IOM 
Total IDP Returnees (2016-2021) JSON 
642,408
Last updated 30 Apr 2021
Source - IOM 
Registered Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Libya * JSON 
42,458
Last updated 01 Jul 2021
Source - UNHCR 
* UNHCR is currently registering individuals of the following nationalities: Iraqi, Syrian, Palestinian, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Somali, Sudanese, South Sudanese, Yemeni
Registered Refugees and Asylum-Seekers by Origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Sudan UNHCR 1 Jul 2021
  37.6%
15,971
Syrian Arab Rep. UNHCR 1 Jul 2021
  33.9%
14,412
Eritrea UNHCR 1 Jul 2021
  11.5%
4,886
Palestine UNHCR 1 Jul 2021
  7.0%
2,951
Somalia UNHCR 1 Jul 2021
  4.6%
1,941
Ethiopia UNHCR 1 Jul 2021
  2.3%
973
Iraq UNHCR 1 Jul 2021
  1.9%
814
South Sudan UNHCR 1 Jul 2021
  0.6%
265
Not Specified UNHCR 1 Jul 2021
  0.3%
137
Yemen UNHCR 1 Jul 2021
  0.3%
108


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    UNHCR Libya NFI Factsheet June 2021

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    As a leading agency of Non-Food Items (NFIs) assistance, the distribution of NFIs remains as one of the most crucial activities for UNHCR Libya operation. Through its partners, International Rescue Co...
    Publish date: 19 July 2021 (4 days ago)
    Create date: 19 July 2021 (4 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 16 July 2021

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Publish date: 16 July 2021 (7 days ago)
    Create date: 17 July 2021 (6 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Factsheet July 2021

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    UNHCR Libya Factsheet
    Publish date: 14 July 2021 (9 days ago)
    Create date: 14 July 2021 (9 days ago)
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    UNHCR Response Factsheet June 2021

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    UNHCR Libya response factsheet
    Publish date: 14 July 2021 (9 days ago)
    Create date: 17 July 2021 (6 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Factsheet July 2021 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya Factsheet
    Publish date: 14 July 2021 (9 days ago)
    Create date: 14 July 2021 (9 days ago)
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    Mapping of CwC Activities along the Central Mediterranean Route

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    Mapping of CwC Activities along the Central Mediterranean Route
    Publish date: 18 September 2020 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 18 September 2020 (10 months ago)
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    MMC WEST AFRICA - 4Mi Snapshot - October 2018

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    Aspirations of refugees and migrants from West Africa.
    Publish date: 30 October 2018 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 14 November 2018 (2 years ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 16 July 2021

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Publish date: 16 July 2021 (7 days ago)
    Create date: 17 July 2021 (6 days ago)
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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Emergency Response Update #19, 1 - 31 May 2021

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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Emergency Response Update #19, 1 - 31 May 2021
    Publish date: 4 July 2021 (19 days ago)
    Create date: 4 July 2021 (19 days ago)
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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Vaccinations - Update #3 (June 2021)

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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Vaccinations - Update #3 (June 2021)
    Publish date: 14 June 2021 (1 month ago)
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    COVID-19 Emergency Response Update #18, 1 - 30 April

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    COVID-19 Emergency Response Update #18, 1 - 30 April
    Publish date: 26 May 2021 (1 month ago)
    Create date: 26 May 2021 (1 month ago)
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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Emergency Response Update #17, 1 - 31 March 2021

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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Emergency Response Update #17, 1 - 31 March 2021
    Publish date: 6 May 2021 (2 months ago)
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    UNHCR Libya NFI Factsheet June 2021

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    As a leading agency of Non-Food Items (NFIs) assistance, the distribution of NFIs remains as one of the most crucial activities for UNHCR Libya operation. Through its partners, International Rescue Co...
    Publish date: 19 July 2021 (4 days ago)
    Create date: 19 July 2021 (4 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 16 July 2021

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Publish date: 16 July 2021 (7 days ago)
    Create date: 17 July 2021 (6 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Factsheet July 2021

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    UNHCR Libya Factsheet
    Publish date: 14 July 2021 (9 days ago)
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    UNHCR Response Factsheet June 2021

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    UNHCR Libya response factsheet
    Publish date: 14 July 2021 (9 days ago)
    Create date: 17 July 2021 (6 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Factsheet July 2021 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya Factsheet
    Publish date: 14 July 2021 (9 days ago)
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    UNHCR Response Factsheet June 2021

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    UNHCR Libya response factsheet
    Publish date: 14 July 2021 (9 days ago)
    Create date: 17 July 2021 (6 days ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Factsheet June 2021

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 30 June 2021
    Publish date: 1 July 2021 (22 days ago)
    Create date: 9 July 2021 (14 days ago)
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    UNHCR Response Factsheet May 2021

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    UNHCR Libya response factsheet
    Publish date: 11 June 2021 (1 month ago)
    Create date: 11 June 2021 (1 month ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Factsheet May 2021

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 May 2021
    Publish date: 1 June 2021 (1 month ago)
    Create date: 2 June 2021 (1 month ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Factsheet April 2021

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 30 April 2021
    Publish date: 1 May 2021 (2 months ago)
    Create date: 3 May 2021 (2 months ago)
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    Libya - Reference Map - Detention centres in Libya

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    Reference Map - Detention centres in Libya
    Publish date: 4 July 2021 (19 days ago)
    Create date: 6 July 2021 (17 days ago)
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    Libya - Reference Map - Population of Concern

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    Reference Map - Population of Concern
    Publish date: 25 June 2021 (28 days ago)
    Create date: 25 June 2021 (28 days ago)
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    Libya - Reference Map - Land Elevation

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    Reference Map - Land Elevation
    Publish date: 25 June 2021 (28 days ago)
    Create date: 25 June 2021 (28 days ago)
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    Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and neighbouring countries - Population movements since 20th February 2011 - 10 October 2011

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    Map in Adobe Acrobat format related to a UNHCR operation
    Publish date: 20 July 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 11 October 2011 (9 years ago)
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    Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and neighbouring countries - April 2011

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    Map in Adobe Acrobat format related to a UNHCR operation
    Publish date: 20 July 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 14 April 2011 (10 years ago)
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    UNHCR MENA - Regional Cash Assistance Update for Q1 2021

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    UNHCR MENA - Regional Cash Assistance Update for Q1 2021 (January - March 2021)
    Publish date: 8 July 2021 (15 days ago)
    Create date: 8 July 2021 (15 days ago)
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    UNHCR MENA - Regional Cash Assistance Update for 2020

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    UNHCR MENA - Regional Cash Assistance Update for 2020
    Publish date: 3 May 2021 (2 months ago)
    Create date: 3 May 2021 (2 months ago)
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    UNHCR MENA report – Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update (Q1)

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    UNHCR MENA report – Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update (Q1)
    Publish date: 16 July 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 16 July 2020 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR - Libya - Niger Situation / Resettlement Update #81

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    As of 7 October 2019, a total of 45,713 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,359 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in o...
    Publish date: 8 October 2019 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 8 October 2019 (1 year ago)
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    MMC - Southbound Mixed Movement to Niger: An analysis of changing dynamics and policy responses

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    A study by Clingendael, Netherlands Institute of International Relations, using data from 3,500 interviews with refugees and migrants in Libya, done by the Mixed Migration Centre through its 4Mi progr...
    Publish date: 1 March 2019 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 2 August 2019 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR MENA - Regional Cash Assistance Update for Q1 2021

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    UNHCR MENA - Regional Cash Assistance Update for Q1 2021 (January - March 2021)
    Publish date: 8 July 2021 (15 days ago)
    Create date: 8 July 2021 (15 days ago)
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    UNHCR MENA - Regional Cash Assistance Update for 2020

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    UNHCR MENA - Regional Cash Assistance Update for 2020
    Publish date: 3 May 2021 (2 months ago)
    Create date: 3 May 2021 (2 months ago)
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    UNHCR MENA report – Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update (Q1)

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    UNHCR MENA report – Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update (Q1)
    Publish date: 16 July 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 16 July 2020 (1 year ago)
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    MMC - A human rights and peace-building approach to migration governance in the Sahel Clingendael, December 2018

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    In recent years, the Sahel region has attracted the attention of European policy makers aiming to prevent Europe-bound irregular migrants from reaching the Libyan coastline. Policies implemented under...
    Publish date: 8 January 2019 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 2 August 2019 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR - Libya - Niger Situation / Resettlement Update #86

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    As of 11 November 2019, a total of 45,215 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 2,351 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in...
    Publish date: 13 November 2019 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 13 November 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, June 2021

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    Libya continues to be a transit point for departure from North Africa towards Europe. UNHCR's interventions at disembarkation points in Libya focus on the provision of life-saving assistance and prote...
    Publish date: 8 July 2021 (15 days ago)
    Create date: 12 July 2021 (11 days ago)
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    UNHCR - Libya - Niger Situation / Resettlement Update #85

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    As of 4 November 2019, a total of 44,963 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 2,903 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in ...
    Publish date: 6 November 2019 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 6 November 2019 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 16 July 2021

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Publish date: 16 July 2021 (7 days ago)
    Create date: 17 July 2021 (6 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 9 July 2021 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Publish date: 9 July 2021 (14 days ago)
    Create date: 9 July 2021 (14 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 9 July 2021

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Publish date: 9 July 2021 (14 days ago)
    Create date: 9 July 2021 (14 days ago)
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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Emergency Response Update #19, 1 - 31 May 2021

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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Emergency Response Update #19, 1 - 31 May 2021
    Publish date: 4 July 2021 (19 days ago)
    Create date: 4 July 2021 (19 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 2 July 2021 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Publish date: 2 July 2021 (21 days ago)
    Create date: 6 July 2021 (17 days ago)
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    UNHCR - Libya - Niger Situation / Resettlement Update #86

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    As of 11 November 2019, a total of 45,215 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 2,351 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in...
    Publish date: 13 November 2019 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 13 November 2019 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR - Libya - Niger Situation / Resettlement Update #76

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    As of 26 August 2019, a total of 51,118 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,405 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in o...
    Publish date: 27 August 2019 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 28 August 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Libya/Niger situation: RST statistical update #73

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    As of 5 August 2019, a total of 50,722 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,442 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in on...
    Publish date: 13 August 2019 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 13 August 2019 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR MENA - Regional Cash Assistance Update for Q1 2021

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    UNHCR MENA - Regional Cash Assistance Update for Q1 2021 (January - March 2021)
    Publish date: 8 July 2021 (15 days ago)
    Create date: 8 July 2021 (15 days ago)
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    UNHCR MENA - Regional Cash Assistance Update for 2020

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    UNHCR MENA - Regional Cash Assistance Update for 2020
    Publish date: 3 May 2021 (2 months ago)
    Create date: 3 May 2021 (2 months ago)
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    UNHCR MENA report – Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update (Q1)

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    UNHCR MENA report – Quarterly Regional Cash Assistance Monitoring Update (Q1)
    Publish date: 16 July 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 16 July 2020 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR Libya: Who does What Where - 2018

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    UNHCR Libya's operational presence in 2018
    Publish date: 15 January 2019 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 6 February 2019 (2 years ago)
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