Libya — Migration and Assistance Overview (3—15 May 2016)

Contact
DTM Libya, DTMLibya@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Libya
Period Covered
May 03 2016
May 15 2016
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

On 15 May 2016, local authorities conducted a rescue at sea operation in Tajourah in Tripoli. 115 migrants were rescued, 50 of whom were women. IOM’s partners from Multakana centre went to the location and are working to provide the rescued migrants with medical assistance, clothes, and Hygiene Kits. 572 migrant detainees express interest in assisted voluntary return. Of the 765 West African nationals being detained in both centres (315 in Al Garabulli and 450 in Abu Salim), 572 expressed interest in returning to their countries of origin.