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Refugees in Libya

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Total IDPs in Libya JSON 
278,177
Last updated 31 Dec 2020
Source - IOM 
Total IDP Returnees (2016-2020) JSON 
604,965
Last updated 31 Dec 2020
Source - IOM 
Registered Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Libya * JSON 
43,348
Last updated 01 Apr 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 Apr 2021
  35.1%
15,195
Syrian Arab Rep. UNHCR 1 Apr 2021
  34.0%
14,745
Eritrea UNHCR 1 Apr 2021
  11.9%
5,145
Palestine UNHCR 1 Apr 2021
  7.6%
3,279
Somalia UNHCR 1 Apr 2021
  5.8%
2,503
Ethiopia UNHCR 1 Apr 2021
  2.4%
1,053
Iraq UNHCR 1 Apr 2021
  2.1%
896
South Sudan UNHCR 1 Apr 2021
  0.7%
298
Others UNHCR 1 Apr 2021
  0.3%
129
Yemen UNHCR 1 Apr 2021
  0.2%
105


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    Libya: Registration - Factsheet March 2021

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 March 2021
    Published: 15 April 2021 (22 hours ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 9 April 2021

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
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    UNHCR Libya Update 9 April 2021 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Published: 9 April 2021 (6 days ago)
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, March 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...
    Published: 7 April 2021 (8 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 2 April 2021

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Published: 2 April 2021 (13 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
    Published: 18 September 2020 (6 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.
    Published: 30 October 2018 (2 years ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 26 March 2021

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Published: 26 March 2021 (20 days ago)
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    UNHCR MENA Report – COVID-19 Vaccinations: Update #2, 24 March 2021

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    UNHCR MENA Report – COVID-19 Vaccinations: Update #2, 24 March 2021
    Published: 24 March 2021 (22 days ago)
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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Emergency Response Update #16, 1 - 28 February 2021

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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Emergency Response Update #16, 1 - 28 February 2021
    Published: 21 March 2021 (25 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 26 February 2021

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    UNHCR Libya operational update and response dashboard
    Published: 26 February 2021 (1 month ago)
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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Emergency Response Update #15, 17 January 2021

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    UNHCR MENA COVID-19 Emergency Response Update #15, 17 January 2021
    Published: 17 February 2021 (1 month ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Factsheet March 2021

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 March 2021
    Published: 15 April 2021 (22 hours ago)
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, March 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...
    Published: 7 April 2021 (8 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 26 March 2021

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Published: 26 March 2021 (20 days ago)
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, February 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...
    Published: 3 March 2021 (1 month ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Factsheet February 2021

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 28 February 2021
    Published: 1 March 2021 (1 month ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Factsheet March 2021

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 March 2021
    Published: 15 April 2021 (22 hours ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Factsheet February 2021

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 28 February 2021
    Published: 1 March 2021 (1 month ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Factsheet January 2021

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 January 2021
    Published: 1 February 2021 (2 months ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Factsheet December 2020

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 December 2020
    Published: 1 January 2021 (3 months ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Fact sheet November 2020

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 30 November 2020
    Published: 1 December 2020 (4 months 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
    Published: 20 July 2020 (8 months ago)
    Uploaded: 11 October 2011 (9 years ago)
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    Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - March 2011

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    Map in Adobe Acrobat format related to a UNHCR operation
    Published: 20 July 2020 (8 months 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
    Published: 20 July 2020 (8 months ago)
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    Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - Dehiba border crossing area - April 2011

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    Map in Adobe Acrobat format related to a UNHCR operation
    Published: 20 July 2020 (8 months ago)
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    Libya: Reference map - 11 March 2015

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    Map in Adobe Acrobat format related to a UNHCR operation
    Published: 20 July 2020 (8 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)
    Published: 16 July 2020 (8 months 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...
    Published: 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...
    Published: 1 March 2019 (2 years 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...
    Published: 8 January 2019 (2 years ago)
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    MMC - Mixed Migration Review 2018 Highlights. Essays. Interviews. Data.

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    This first publication of the annual Mixed Migration Review by the Mixed Migration Centre offers a review of mixed migration around the world focusing on key events and policy developments during the ...
    Published: 9 November 2018 (2 years 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)
    Published: 16 July 2020 (8 months 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...
    Published: 8 January 2019 (2 years ago)
    Uploaded: 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...
    Published: 13 November 2019 (1 year 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 ...
    Published: 6 November 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Factsheet March 2021

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 31 March 2021
    Published: 15 April 2021 (22 hours ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 26 March 2021

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Published: 26 March 2021 (20 days ago)
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    Libya: Registration - Factsheet February 2021

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    Refugees and asylum-seekers registered by UNHCR in Libya as of 28 February 2021
    Published: 1 March 2021 (1 month ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 9 April 2021

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Published: 9 April 2021 (6 days ago)
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    UNHCR Libya Update 9 April 2021 (Arabic)

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    UNHCR Libya operational update
    Published: 9 April 2021 (6 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...
    Published: 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...
    Published: 27 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...
    Published: 13 August 2019 (1 year 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)
    Published: 16 July 2020 (8 months ago)
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    UNHCR Libya: Who does What Where - 2018

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    UNHCR Libya's operational presence in 2018
    Published: 15 January 2019 (2 years ago)
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    Libya: Activities at Disembarkation - Monthly update, February 2020

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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...
    Published: 2 March 2020 (1 year ago)
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    Durable Solutions Factsheet - Libya

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    Evacuation Factsheet - Libya

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