Libya — Migration and Assistance Overview (16—31 May 2016)

Contact
DTM Libya, DTMLibya@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Libya
Period Covered
May 16 2016 -
May 31 2016
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

The number of maritime incidents off Libyan coasts has increased in May 2016, with the last week in particular witnessing a dramatic number of rescue operations being conducted in the Southern Mediterranean. Between 22 May and 28 May, over 3,600 migrants were rescued and brought back to shore in Libya.