Libya — Migration and Assistance Overview (1—17 June 2016)

Contact
DTM Libya, DTMLibya@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Libya
Period Covered
May 31 2016 -
Jun 15 2016
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

As of 14 June 2016, the Libyan Coast Guard (LCG) had rescued 6,865 irregular migrants and reported 153 fatalities for 2016. Between 1 and 2 June, the LCG in Zuwara retrieved 117 bodies at sea, of which 6 were reportedly children. On 7 June, LCG intercepted a vessel near Garaboli, east of Tripoli, with 117 migrants onboard, including 3 pregnant women. The nationalities were reported as Guinean, Nigerian, Nigerien, Malian and Ivorian.